Uber Makes Peace With Cities by Spilling Its Secrets

As more and more services compete for valuable kerb space (deliveries, ride shares, taxis, emergency vehicles), having a common framework, platform, and language to share valuable data on utilisation and timings can help city planners optimise rules and maximise value, ensuring they do this without compromising customer confidentiality (does the city need to know who is getting out in front of the health clinic, or just that it’s a busy place?) https://rob.al/2K5bkr0
The ride-hailing company is working with DC to share data—and the much coveted curb.