Valley transit services weigh-in on UBER’s gun-free zone

On-demand transit services are in the spotlight for their safety policies-with a particular focus on gun-free zones. In lieu of an incident where a Chicago UBER driver put his concealed weapon permit to use and shot at a man who opened fire on a group of people in Logan Square, according to the Chicago Sun Times, UBER … Read more

Startup Ruby Ride accelerates at Tech Crunch Disrupt

Ruby Ride a subscription-based rideshare program showcased their company at Tech Crunch 2014, and have been one of the more popular startups in their category. Since our last report, CEO Jeff Ericson tells me that he’s been working on upgrading the technology by improving their scheduling software and mobile app response, added an on-demand shuttle … Read more

Local startups help college students earn extra cash

Are you a struggling college student who is on a ramen noodles diet? Did you spend a huge chunk of change on this semester’s textbooks? Have your parents put you on a strict budget? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then these local startups can help you earn extra cash during college! Pet … Read more

Startup Ruby Ride’s expansion brings new jobs to the Valley

The way we get around Phoenix has evolved over the years. We have steadily been branching out past our bus systems and taxi services, welcoming rideshare programs like Uber, Lyft and now, local newcomer, Ruby Ride. The Phoenix-born subscription-based rideshare program got off to a rocky start earlier this year, but now seems to have … Read more