• How far can an Uber take you? There isn't a distance limit for Uber rides, but there is a time limit - here's what you need to know

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement There have been some very long Uber trips in the past, like a 400-mile trip from Williamsburg, VA to New York City back in 2016, a 650-mile trip from the DFW airport to Nashville , or the epic cross-country stunt by YouTuber Mr. Beast, who took a 2,256-mile Uber ride from North Carolina to California in 2017 .
    These days, however, you can't use Uber to drive cross-country - not in one trip, anyway.
    There isn't a limit for how far an Uber can take you, but there is a time limit
    Uber now limits the duration of any single trip to eight hours. Assuming you're taking a...
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  • Unions: Passenger rails need better security, no-ride list

    Unions: Passenger rails need better security, no-ride list

    6 days ago - By Chron

    OMAHA, Neb. - Two major railroad workers unions have asked the Department of Homeland Security to beef up security on Amtrak and other passenger lines, including by creating a no-ride list akin to the no-fly list that prevents people identified as risks from boarding planes.
    The unions said Wednesday that tougher security measures are needed in light of last week's riot at the U.S. Capitol because people who took part in the insurrection and were subsequently placed on the no-fly list may turn to rail travel instead. The Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers - Transportation...
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