Studies Are Increasingly Clear: Uber, Lyft Congest Cities (2-26-18)

“Ride sharing is pulling from and not complementing public transportation,” said the author of one report By Steve LeBlanc

One promise of ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft was fewer cars clogging city streets. But studies suggest the opposite: that ride-hailing companies are pulling riders off buses, subways, bicycles and their own feet and putting them in cars instead.

And in what could be a new wrinkle, a service by Uber called Express Pool now is seen as directly competing with mass transit.

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