Media Coverage Roundup: Studies find that Uber and Lyft are making traffic worse

February 28, 2018

Ride-hailing platforms like Uber have made it clear that their services could be the solution to city gridlock but a report published by the Associated Press (AP) detailing multiple recent studies seem to suggest otherwise. CCIS Professor Christo Wilson, who has done research on Uber’s practice of surge pricing, comments on this trend.


  • Boston Globe: Your Uber and Lyft rides are making traffic worse, studies find


  • Rappler: Growing number of studies suggest ride-hailing services worsen traffic



  • BBC: How the internet is clogging up city streets