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Researchers also found that congestion on the roads in San Francisco also was exacerbated because of where the ride-hailing cars were and at what time of day. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Uber and Lyft drivers in a number of U.S. cities were striking Wednesday, calling for higher wages and better working conditions as Uber prepares to go public on Friday. Its valuation may be as high as $91 billion. Richard Vogel/AP hide caption

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A video still from a mounted camera captures the moment before a self-driving Uber SUV fatally struck a woman in Tempe, Ariz., last March. A Yavapai County prosecutor found that Uber is not criminally liable for the crash. Tempe Police Department /AP hide caption

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Jason Dalton talks with his defense attorney Eusebio Solis moments before pleading guilty to six counts of murder and other charges on Monday, in Kalamazoo, Mich. Opening statements in the trial were scheduled to begin Tuesday. Joel Bissell/AP hide caption

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Betsy Leyva is co-owner of a Brooklyn, N.Y., bakery that has an online-only restaurant, with deliveries by Uber Eats. Jasmine Garsd/NPR hide caption

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Uber's Online-Only Restaurants: The Future, Or The End Of Dining Out?

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Uber announced its settlement with 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, paying a penalty and promising to make its data security more robust. Here, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is seen at an event in New York earlier this month. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Two years after Uber paid $680 million to buy the self-driving truck startup Otto, the company is folding that effort. In this photo from 2016, an Otto engineer sits behind the steering wheel of a self-driving, big-rig truck during a demonstration in San Francisco. Tony Avelar/AP hide caption

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A vehicle drives by the spot where an Uber self-driving vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian earlier this year in Tempe, Ariz. The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report Thursday on the collision. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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An Uber car waits for a client in Manhattan last June. Uber says customers, drivers and employees who are sexually harassed or assaulted won't have to go to arbitration, which required them to keep their stories private. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Under Pressure, Uber Drops Arbitration Requirement For Sexual Assault Victims

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CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has said he is committed to changing the company's culture to have a new emphasis on accountability and earning trust. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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During a January 2016 blockade in Paris, taxi drivers complained of unfair, less-regulated competition from services such as Uber. The EU's top court ruled Tuesday that France can bring criminal charges against Uber for organizing ride networks. Christophe Ena/AP hide caption

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This image made from video of a mounted camera provided by the Tempe Police Department shows an exterior view moments before an Uber SUV hit a woman on Sunday in Tempe, Ariz. AP hide caption

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An Uber driverless car heads out for a test drive in San Francisco in December 2016, the same month that the company halted testing there and moved it to Arizona. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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MIT researchers say they underestimated the median hourly profit that Uber and Lyft drivers are making. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Uber waits for a client in New York City. The company is partnering with health care organizations to provide patients with reliable transportation. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Police investigate a car stopped in front of a security gate this week outside City Hall in New York. Douglas Schifter, a longtime New York City livery driver, took his life in front of City Hall. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Driver's Suicide Highlights 'Race To The Bottom' In Cab Industry, Union Director Says

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An Uber driverless Ford Fusion drives in Pittsburgh in 2016. On Friday, Uber and Google's Waymo self-driving unit announced a settlement in their trade secrets case. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images hide caption

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Waymo alleges that in early 2016, Anthony Levandowski downloaded 14,000 files related to autonomous vehicle design before leaving to found his own self-driving truck startup with several Google engineers. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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