Ride-Shares Versus Taxis In New York City, Which Has Better Prices? CBS2 Puts Both To The TestWhen rideshares hit the streets years ago, they promised more affordable, equitable trips. But now, as demand for rides is surging, CBS2 wanted to check in on the most cost-effective ways to get around.
Uber Driver Gui Ping Han Could Suffer Permanent Blindness In One Eye After Attack In East Village, Wife SaysPing Han said he was supposed to be picking up a passenger when the suspect tried to hail his vehicle. Han refused, but the suspect wouldn't take no for an answer.
Uber Driver Suffers Serious Eye Injury In East Village AttackSurveillance video appears to show the suspect running through the middle of the street trying to hail a ride.
New Jersey Partners With Uber, Lyft To Offer Rides For Residents Who Lost Vehicle In FloodingThe service is available to access essential services, like grocery shopping and medical appointments.
'It's Just Insane': Wife Speaks Out After Uber Driver Sijo George Brutally Attacked By Riders In ConnecticutHis wife said the attack, captured on the Uber dashboard camera, left him in pain and depressed.
Ride-Share Companies Uber And Lyft Jacking Up Prices In NYC -- And Experts Say It May Get Worse Before It Gets BetterIf you've noticed your Uber or Lyft ride costs more lately, you're not alone. The rideshare companies admit prices have been surging and experts warn this could just be the start.
Big Brother In The Back Seat? Interior Cameras In Rideshare Vehicles Prompt Privacy QuestionsBoth Uber and Lyft tell CBS2 they encourage drivers to install cameras for everyone's safety.
Uber Driver In Critical Condition After Being Attacked With Glass Bottle In Queens, Police SayThe incident happened just after midnight at 138th Street and Jamaica Avenue on Sunday.
Uber Driver Robbed At Gunpoint After Passenger Refuses To Put On Mask, Police SayPolice said the man slashed the driver's plastic partition with a knife, then pulled out a gun and stole the victim's bookbag.
New Study Shows Safest Way To Ride In A Car, Or Rideshare, To Prevent COVID SpreadTo help those who must rideshare, scientists at the University of Massachusetts studied airflow inside vehicles using a smoke visualization.
Police Seek Man, Woman In Alleged Uber Driver Assault In BrooklynThey say a man punched a driver in the head during an argument over a travel route on Monday in East Williamsburg.
With Ridership Down 90% Due To Coronavirus, NYC Taxi, For-Hire Vehicle Drivers Worried About Financial FuturesBefore the coronavirus pandemic, New York's taxi industry was battling a suicide epidemic, with drivers drowning in debt taking their own lives.
Uber Driver Injured In Violent Upper East Side Attack Identified, Reward OfferedInvestigators said 54-year-old said Mohamad Al-Gahaffi, who was also a livery driver, was beaten so badly he was taken to a local hospital with severe head trauma and placed into a coma.
Uber Driver In A Coma After Being Violently Attacked On Upper East SideIt happened around 4:25 a.m. on Feb. 5 on the Upper East Side.
Uber App Adds 'Make My Train' Feature To Help Riders Catch The LIRRUsers enter what time they want to be at the station and the app calculates a pick-up time based on real-time transit data.