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What Uber & Lyft drivers are really making

2018-03-02 17:28:21.703628+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

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#Comment Re: What Uber & Lyft drivers are really making made: 2018-03-02 22:58:52.583963+00 by: Dan Lyke

MeFi thread which has some good points about:

A Median driver generates $0.59 per mile of driving, and incurs costs of $0.30 per mile.

which seems like it's drastically under-valuing the actual cost of operating the automobile, and the true cost is unlikely to be less than $.50/mile and probably closer to at least $.60, and the externalities of automobiles, including traffic-related mortalities.

#Comment Re: What Uber & Lyft drivers are really making made: 2018-03-02 22:59:50.198117+00 by: Dan Lyke

Great quote from that MeFi thread:

Uber is a tool for those young adults to make their subsidized cars fungible.

#Comment Re: What Uber & Lyft drivers are really making made: 2018-03-07 19:08:49.895201+00 by: Dan Lyke

Researcher Says 'Criticism Is Valid,' Will Revise Study Finding Low Uber And Lyft Pay

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