Depending on what city you live in, you may notice traffic is becoming a big problem. But is it ridesharing’s fault – or is it something else? And if Uber and Lyft are to blame, what should be done about it, if anything? Senior RSG contributor John Ince tackles those questions and potential solutions below.
The San Francisco Examiner published an article in 2017 that stated ‘Uber and Lyft Responsible for Two-Thirds of Downtown Traffic Violations‘, a story that led to a fight over drivers, congestion – and who should be responsible for it. San Francisco is not unique in this battle, as Uber and Lyft have fought in many city halls around the globe, combatting accusations of congestion.