Uber And Lyft Raise Prices; Kansas City's Initiative To End Traffic Deaths

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Ride-hailing services are struggling to keep up with the increased demand brought on by the easing of pandemic-related restrictions. Now fares are going up but drivers aren't seeing a fair cut. We speak with a Lyft driver in Austin, Texas. And, even though the pandemic kept cars off the road, traffic fatalities went up in 2020. Kansas City, Missouri, has pledged to reach zero traffic deaths by 2030. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's June 22, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on June 22, 2021.


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