Traffic Claims From Uber And Lyft Are Tough To Prove
Uber and Lyft like to say they have a positive effect on traffic congestion, but there really isn't much evidence to back up that claim.By Ben Lawson | July 2, 2015
"We are offering a real alternative to a world that looks like a parking lot and moves like a traffic jam," Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said.
Ride-hailing services create controversy when they enter a new city, and so when execs are trying to pitch their company to a city, they love to claim it will reduce traffic congestion.
Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick said that his company could take 1 million cars off the road when it starts up in London.