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Ride sourcing is an ongoing arrangement where: the driver makes a car available for public hire by passengers, a passenger uses a website or an app (third party digital platform such as Uber, GoCatch, or others) to request a ride, and the driver uses the car to transport the passenger for a fee. Drivers are at the heart of ride-sourcing and need to interact with both passengers and the platform by supplying a service. 

Assessing the VMT effect of ridesourcing services in the US

Xiatian Wu • Don MacKenzie

May 1, 2021

Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment

Does ridesourcing impact driving decisions: A survey weighted regression analysis

Zhenpeng Zou • Cinzia Cirillo

Apr 1, 2021

Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice

Modeling and Analysis of Optimal Strategies for Leveraging Ride-Sourcing Services in Hurricane Evacuation

Ding Wang • Kaan Ozbay • Zilin Bian

Apr 1, 2021


On the inefficiency of ride-sourcing services towards urban congestion

Caio Vitor Beojone • Nikolas Geroliminis

Mar 1, 2021

Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies

Pooled versus private ride-hailing: A joint revealed and stated preference analysis recognizing psycho-social factors

Shuqing Kang • Aupal Mondal • Aarti C. Bhat • Chandra R. Bhat

Mar 1, 2021

Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies

Understanding operation patterns of urban online ride-hailing services: A case study of Xiamen

Ziyue Xiong • Jian Li • Hangbin Wu

Feb 1, 2021

Transport Policy

To Pool or Not to Pool? Understanding the Time and Price Tradeoffs of OnDemand Ride Users – Opportunities, Challenges, and Social Equity Considerations for Policies to Promote Shared-Ride Services

Susan Shaheen • Jessica Lazarus • Juan Caicedo • Alexandre Bayen

Feb 1, 2021

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The impact of Uber and Lyft on vehicle ownership, fuel economy, and transit across U.S. cities

Jacob W. Ward • Jeremy J. Michalek • Constantine Samaras • Inês L. Azevedo • Alejandro Henao • Clement Rames • Tom Wenzel

Jan 22, 2021


Role of Attitudes in Transit and Auto Users’ Mode Choice of Ridesourcing

Ghazaleh Azimi • Alireza Rahimi • Hamidreza Asgari • Xia Jin

Aug 1, 2020

Transportation Research Record Journal of the Transportation Research Board

Understanding ride-sourcing drivers' behaviour and preferences: Insights from focus groups analysis

Peyman Ashkrof • Gonçalo Homem de Almeida Correia • Oded Cats • B. van Arem

Jul 1, 2020

Research in Transportation Business and Management

On-demand ridesourcing for urban emergency evacuation events: An exploration of message content, emotionality, and intersectionality

Elisa Borowski • Amanda Stathopoulos

Apr 1, 2020

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

An exploratory analysis of the role of socio-demographic and health-related factors in ridesourcing behavior

Natalia Barbour • Yu Zhang • Fred Mannering

Mar 1, 2020

Journal of Transport & Health

Automated taxis ’ dial-a-ride problem with ride-sharing considering congestion-based dynamic travel times

Xiao Liang • Gonçalo Homem de Almeida Correia • Kun An • B. van Arem

Jan 1, 2020

Transportation Research Part C Emerging Technologies

Evaluation of ride-sourcing search frictions and driver productivity: A spatial denoising approach

Natalia Zuniga-Garcia • Mauricio Tec • James G. Scott • Natalia Ruiz-Juri • Randy B. Machemehl

Jan 1, 2020

Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies

Travel and energy implications of ridesourcing service in Austin, Texas

Tom Wenzel • Clement Rames • Eleftheria Kontou • Alejandro Henao

May 1, 2019

Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment

Modelling drivers’ working and recharging schedules in a ride-sourcing market with electric vehicles and gasoline vehicles

Jintao Ke • Xuekai Cen • Hai Yang • Xiqun Chen • Jieping Ye

May 1, 2019

Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review

A comparison of the personal and neighborhood characteristics associated with ridesourcing, transit use, and driving with NHTS data

Devajyoti Deka • Da Fei

Apr 1, 2019

Journal of Transport Geography

How can the taxi industry survive the tide of ridesourcing? Evidence from Shenzhen, China

Yu (Marco) Nie

Jun 1, 2017

Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies

Just a better taxi? A survey-based comparison of taxis, transit, and ridesourcing services in San Francisco

Lisa Rayle • Danielle Dai • Nelson Chan • Robert Cervero • Susan Shaheen

Jan 1, 2016

Transport Policy

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