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Uber: technology is driving urban mobility

Uber: technology is driving urban mobility

IN many bustling urban cities around the world, policy makers and regulators are becoming increasingly focused on creating sustainable solutions that effectively address the rising vehicular congestion that these cities experience. In Lagos, traffic and congestion    are what inhabitants grapple with  daily. According to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the population of the state stands at overRead More
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How technology is driving urban mobility: The Uber example

In many bustling urban cit-ies around the world, policy-makers and regulators are becoming increasingly focused on creating sustainable solutions that effectively address the rising vehicular congestion that these cities experience. In Lagos, Nigeria, traffic congestion is something inhabitants grapple with on a daily basis. According to recent observations by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the population of Lagos State now stands at over 24 million – equivalent in number to 30 African cities combined. By 2050, it is estimated that the population of Lagos could top 35 million. These growths will no doubt put additional pressure on the city’s infrastructure. Perhaps a crucial question is: how will inhabitants of Lagos get from point A to B? What transportation systems and infrastructure are needed to serve the rapidly burgeoning population?
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Uber introduces safety step to prevent drowsy driving

Uber introduces safety step to prevent drowsy driving

Uber has introduced new hours policy for its driver-partners across Sub-Saharan Africa, including Nigeria, to help enhance driver and passenger safety. Drowsy driving is an issue for all who share the road and Uber said it is committed to doing its part to prevent drowsy driving. With this new feature,which started from last Monday, UberRead More
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Osinbajo identifies with Uber

2 bag 21years jail term in Ekiti for robbery

The Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo recently paid a courtesy visit to the Uber Greenlight Hub in Abuja. He was received by Lola Kassim; General Manager Uber, West Africa, O’Yoma Ukueku; Greenlight Operations Manager, Nigeria, Uber and other members of the Uber team in Abuja
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Uber Hit With Sexual Harassment Suit Following Policy Shift

  Uber was hit with a lawsuit on Monday alleging sexual harassment and discrimination against female employees, apparently the first case in court since the ride-hailing giant scrapped a requirement for arbitration of such claims. Former Uber software engineer Ingrid Avendano’s suit filed in California superior court contends the company work culture was “permeated with … Continue reading Uber Hit With Sexual Harassment Suit Following Policy Shift
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Taxify unveils emergency safety button for Nigerian driver-partners

Taxify unveils emergency safety button for Nigerian driver-partners

Ozioma Ubabukoh Taxify, one the world’s fastest growing ride-hailing app, has developed a new safety feature, the SOS button, with the goal of safeguarding its driver-partners against violent attacks and hijacks. The SOS button, which is embedded in the Taxify driver app, triggers a distress call to the Lagos State Emergency Response Agency. According to […] …

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