Dude, Where's My Lyft? Ride-Hailing Services Raise Prices Amid Driver Shortages, Spike In DemandPlay
Ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft are struggling to keep up with increased demand brought on by the easing of pandemic-related restrictions.
Now fares are going up — but drivers aren't seeing a fair cut.
Host Tonya Mosley speaks with Roben Farzad, host of public radio's "Full Disclosure," about what a driver shortage means for ride-hailing services. Mosley also speaks with Jonathan Panzer, a Lyft driver in Austin, Texas.
This segment aired on June 22, 2021.