Here are some stories circling around Uber today:

  • [BuzzFeed]:  15 Times Uber And Lyft Drivers Deserved Waaaaay More Than The Standard 20% Tip… (read full story)
  • [Scene]:  CloudKitchens, the international network of ghost kitchens operated by Uber co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick, has been quietly building out a Cleveland facility in MidTown. Located in the former Audio Craft building at 3915 Carnegie Ave., the 16,000-square-foot operation is expected to go live in late September or early October… (read full story)
  • [Brooklyn Reporter]:   A 28-year-old Uber driver was robbed at gunpoint in Dyker Heights Aug. 9.   Cops said the driver picked up two men on Fort Hamilton Parkway and 72nd Street at 4:25 a.m. The men immediately began to punch and kick him and one threatened to shoot him if he… (read full story)
  • [The Real Deal]:   Ride sharing giant Uber leased about 13,000 square feet of office space at downtown’s 3 MiamiCentral. It is set to open in January 2022.   Alan Kleber and Adam Bernstein of JLL represented Uber in the deal. Scott Silverstein and Blanca CRE represented the landlord, EQ Office… (read full story)
  • [Law Times News]:    The Ontario Superior Court has certified the class action brought by Uber drivers, who argue they are employees misclassified as independent contractors.   The case involves 366,359 putative class members: those who provided at least one Uber or Uber Eats ride or delivery, between Jan. 1, 2012 and March 1, 2021… (read full story)
  • [Auto Rental News]:   Uber has launched Uber Rent on its app in Puerto Rico, according to a report by NimB. Uber Rent is a new platform for Uber users to reserve and rent a vehicle.   With Uber Rent, users can rent vehicles from car rental companies in Puerto Rico, including Avis Car Rental, according to the report. The car rental can be made for the day or for extended periods… (read full story)
  • [Ad Age]:   Uber has hired JetBlue Marketing VP Elizabeth Windram as its senior director and global head of mobility marketing, a role that covers the brand’s ride-sharing business as well as its rental car and transit operations… (read full story)
  • [WGN Radio Chicago]:  Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 08/19/21: A story about Uber.  Walter Jacobson’s friend had an experience with an Uber driver and losing her purse. It’s a story you should keep in the back in your mind the next time you step in your rideshare… (read full story)


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