Peduto: Uber's Self-Driving Operations Expanding In Pittsburgh Despite Some LayoffsWhile Uber is laying off about 100 autonomous vehicle operators, Mayor Peduto says most are being let go elsewhere and Uber's self-driving operations are expanding in Pittsburgh.
Uber Eliminates 100 Positions, Some In PittsburghUber laid off 100 self-driving car operators, some of which were based in Pittsburgh, the ride-share company confirmed to KDKA on Wednesday.
Report: Uber Driver Streaming TV Show Just Before Fatal Pedestrian CrashAn Arizona police report says the backup driver in an Uber autonomous SUV was streaming a television show on Hulu just before the vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in March.
Police: Uber Driver Hits Passenger With Bat After Being Told He's Going Wrong WayAn Uber driver in Tennessee didn't react well to being told he was driving the wrong way and allegedly hit his passenger with a baseball bat.
Peduto: Pittsburgh & Uber In 'A Family Fight' Over Autonomous Vehicle TestingMayor Peduto wanted to participate in a meeting with the PennDOT secretary and autonomous vehicle companies on Thursday, but the meeting was canceled.
Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian, Emergency Braking Was DisabledFederal investigators say the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but didn't stop because emergency braking was disabled.
Uber Shutting Down Self-Driving Cars In Arizona, Will Focus On PittsburghUber is ending its operation of self-driving cars in Arizona more than two months after a woman was struck and killed by one of its vehicles.
Uber Shifts Policy For Alleged Sexual Misconduct On ServiceUber's ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to reverse its reputation for brushing aside bad behavior.
Police Seeing Fewer DUIs Due To Ride-Sharing AppsThe roads could be getting safer due to the introduction of ride-sharing apps.
Uber To Conduct Annual Background Checks For DriversUber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping riders safe.
Mayor Says City Has Safeguards In Place For Uber's Autonomous Vehicle TestingA fatal accident involving a driver-less car has sidelined Uber vehicles here in Pittsburgh and across the nation, and now Mayor Bill Peduto is weighing in on when they might be back on the local roads.
Self-Driving Uber Service Halted In Pittsburgh, Other CitiesSelf-driving Uber vehicles will be taken off the road in Pittsburgh and several other cities in North America following a fatal crash.