For all the tensions that Uber and Lyft have had with taxicabs, the bigger questions about ride-hailing companies have to do with their effects on all the other ways you might get around.

Have they siphoned riders from public transit, or have they made transit feasible for more riders?...

In new survey data, though, there are some provocative patterns...

...The results suggest that ride-hailing draws people away from public transit. And the authors, Regina Clewlow and Gouri Shankar Mishra, estimate that 49 percent to 61 percent of ride-hailing trips either wouldn’t have been made at all if these apps didn’t exist, or would have been made by foot, biking or transit. All of those trips, in other words, added cars to the road that otherwise wouldn’t have been there...

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New Study Suggests Uber And Lyft Are ADDING More Cars To Already Jam-packed Urban Areas?

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