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Lyft Posts Losses Despite Revenue Growth, Improves Outlook

NEW YORK — Lyft continued to bleed money in its second quarter but says it expects to stem some of those losses, raising its outlook for 2019. The ride-hailing company on Wednesday posted revenue of $867.3 million, up 72% from the same time last year. Bu...

After Two Years Away, Uber Returning to Fresno Airport

Soon, the estimated 1.7 million travelers a year through Fresno Yosemite International Airport can use Uber again. The ride-sharing company is scheduled to return after a two-year absence. The city council will vote Thursday (May 16) to grant three-year ...

Car-Sharing Fuels Battle Over Local Tax Revenue

PHOENIX — When Chris Williamson was in the market for a new family car, a timely ad and conversations with a co-worker convinced him to try something out of the ordinary. He bought a BMW 3 Series convertible an...

Will Chewy.com be Dogged by Wall Street Memories?

NEW YORK — PetSmart's online pet store Chewy is preparing for an initial public offering that risks reminding investors of the days when its breed of internet retailing seemed like a lost cause. Chewy hasn't...
Uber driver inside car with ridesharing app displayed on smartphone.

Dems Want to Kill Independent Contracting Work in California

For those Californians trying to make a few extra dollars driving a limo or rideshare car, cutting hair, taking a teacher’s aide position, teaching yoga, or spending weekends refereeing youth soccer and baseball games – that all could be coming to an end if th...
Fresno Area Express BRT Bus at downtown station.

Has $56 Million BRT Investment Reversed Bus Free-Fall?

Nearly a year after the launch of Bus Rapid Transit, what conclusions can be drawn about the $56.2 million upgrade to Fresno's mass transit system? For starters, frequent riders praise it. So does Mayor Lee Brand. "It's a great compliment to our overall ...