New research shows while most taxi and rideshare journeys are completed safely, there is still an unacceptable level of harassment and intimidation.
A scholar of the American safety net explains how, through her own brother, she's getting a personal window into what it means to face COVID-19 as a worker in the gig economy.
New technologies and services aren't creating irreversible damage, even though they do generate some harms. Preemptive bans would stifle innovation and block potential solutions to real problems.
Researchers looking at Australia's first trial of e-scooter sharing find the Brisbane public has embraced this mode of transport. They make five recommendations to deal with issues that have emerged.
Discussions with Uber riders bring out a wide range of opinions about the platform, especially when it comes to ethics.
This could be the start of a new era where regulation of the gig economy allows for the right balance between flexibility and sustainability.
Better knowledge about the local market helps Indonesia's ridesharing startup Gojek beat Silicon Valley tech company Uber in Indonesia.
To maximize the benefits while minimizing the risks, we need to know how ride-share companies will affect public transportation.