App-Based, On-Demand Ride Services: Comparing Taxi and Ridesourcing Trips and User Characteristics in San Francisco

Authors: Lisa Rayle, Susan Shaheen, Nelson Chan, Danielle Dai, and Robert Cervero

Publisher: University of California Transportation Center

This paper explores how ridesourcing and traditional taxis compare with respect to trip types, customers, and locations served; whether ridesourcing complements or competes with public transit; and potential impacts on vehicle kilometers traveled.

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