"Uber" Tagged Articles

Business, Central New York, Syracuse, Transportation

Syracuse Airport Officially Opening up Ground Transportation to Multiple Taxi Companies

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Video Transcript: More taxis now serving Syracuse Airport SCRIPT By Rashika Jaipuriar SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — For Rajesh Kumar, the owner of Orange Metro Taxi, business was booming 12 years ago when he became the owner of Orange Metro Taxi, but he says ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft cut down his business by 90 […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Food, Syracuse, Technology

UberEats launches in Syracuse

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By Brooke Meenachan Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)  Food delivery apps have gone from being an afterthought to a core part of the restaurant business. UberEATS launched in Syracuse on Monday and restaurants are already starting to see orders come in. According to a financial software, data and media company, Bloomberg, American’s have spent more money […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Food, Jobs, Syracuse, Things to do, Transportation

Syracuse Launches Newest Food Delivery App For Community

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By Lisa Nho SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — UberEATS, a food delivery service, has begun its course this week in Syracuse. Launched on Monday, this delivery app offers food delivery from participating local restaurants within the city. Some of these restaurants include Syracuse Hots, Modern Malt, Brooklyn Pickle and more. The use of the nationally […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Crime, Public Safety, Syracuse, Transportation

Alleged Attempted Sexual Assault Leaves Some at SU Rethinking Uber

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) Syracuse police are investigating into a report that an unnamed Uber driver allegedly attempted to sexually assault a Syracuse University student last month said police. The incident is leaving people with mixed feelings about the pickup service. “The driver didn’t take her back to her dorm but took her […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Government, Politics

Syracuse Drivers find Uber Bill Disconcerting

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By Benjamin Ekpenyong SYRACUSE, N.Y. NCC NEWS— Traditional cab operators in Syracuse are still reacting to the news that a bill to allow Uber expand its services to Upstate New York is before the state Assembly. The state Assembly is expected to look into issues like accessibility to persons with disability in Uber cabs, insurance, pricing, […]

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Government, Transportation

Newhouse Knows: Why you can’t take an Uber in CNY

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Newhouse Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2016 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Explainer journalism clarifies the more complex facets of news stories, provides deeper background, or explains in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works or could work. You have probably wondered why […]

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Central New York, Transportation

Uber’s expansion to Upstate New York raises a string of conflicting arguments

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By Bamidele Idowu SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — If you were looking forward to head to Spring Break taking an ride-sharing service like Uber and Lyft, you might have to wait until June. Last month, the New York state Assembly committee was expected to vote on a bill, Bill A.6090, that would allow ride-sharing services to operate in […]

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Business, Central New York, Transportation

Uber rally downtown brings continued support, met with opposition of Syracuse cab drivers

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Alex Busch SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — If you’d like to start using ride-sharing service Uber in Central New York, you might be in luck sometime soon. Uber held a rally today at Dinosaur BBQ in downtown Syracuse, looking for support from potential customers and drivers. The service is currently banned in the state of […]

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