Lyft and Uber are two mobile phone transportation dispatch companies based in SF.  Their services are sometimes called ridesharing, but their usage is a far cry from actual ridesharing and more like a conventional taxi service. Using this entry to document all kinds of info relating to their relationship with their drivers.


Compensation for drivers keeps changing and varies based on how much the drivers work, so it's hard to give an exact amount.

Competition for drivers

Learn more about how Lyft and Uber compete for drivers.

Labor Relations

In 2014, some taxi drivers have responded to this competition by forming the San Francisco Taxi Workers Alliance, a union and member of the AFL-CIO.

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