Attack on Seattle Uber driver investigated as possible hate crime

Several people have been charged with hate crimes after assaults on Seattle for-hire drivers in the past few years.
Dec 15, 2015
Taxi drivers Getachew Mersha (left) and Dawit Tesfaye lead a group of drivers and community members on their way to deliver a petition to Mayor Ed Murray's Office requesting rideshare drivers be allowed to unionize. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)

Seattle council allows Uber and Lyft drivers to form unions

Seattle City Council members unanimously passed the first ordinance in the nation to allow for-hire drivers for app-based services to form unions.
Dec 14, 2015
Taxi drivers Getachew Mersha (left) and Dawit Tesfaye lead a group of drivers and community members on their way to deliver a petition to Mayor Ed Murray's Office requesting rideshare drivers be allowed to unionize. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)

Uber, Lyft and taxi drivers rally for better wages

Uber and Lyft drivers are keeping up the pressure on Seattle elected officials to allow union representation for ride-share services.
Nov 18, 2015
The Uber logo on a vehicle in San Francisco. (Photo by REUTERS / Robert Galbraith)

Globalist asks the Candidates: Seattle regulations for Uber and Lyft?

Should Seattle have regulations for rideshare services and drivers allowed to form unions? The Seattle Globalist asked the Seattle City Council candidates.
Oct 18, 2015
The Uber logo on a vehicle in San Francisco. (Photo by REUTERS / Robert Galbraith)

Should I stop using Uber?

With Uber drivers complaining of dismal hourly earnings, how should a well-meaning Seattleite get across town?
Sep 20, 2015