Becoming an Uber/Lyft Driver

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Overview: There is a lot of geography in the personal transportation business. You need to know where the popular destinations are. You need to be able to operate the navigation systems of your automobile/phone. Locating your home based in the Central Business District or in a popular entertainment venue ca be advantageous. Knowing a lot about “neighborhoods” will help you weave safety into your job and help to provide safety for your passengers.

Geographers at Work: Drivers, dispatchers, operating systems monitors and service employees, urban transportation guideline monitors, traffic control personnel.

Skills: geospatial technology; cultural analysis of neighborhoods; urban structure analysis; public transport system analysis.