Conversation: Mamadou from Senegal

Ride start: West Oakland BART Ride end: My apartment Ride length: ~15 minutes My driver: Mamadou from Senegal! M. moved to SF to recruit for basketball 2 years ago and stayed when that didn't work out. Prior to that, he lived in NYC (whoo) for a few years. He's the only one in the States... Continue Reading →


Ride start: West Oakland BART station Ride end: Trader Joe's Ride length: ~15 minutes Rolling in: a red Toyota Camry My driver:¬†A native of Yemen, Omar was a middle aged guy that had been in the States since 1990. He spent nearly a decade in SF before moving to Michigan for a few years and... Continue Reading →

Conversation: Cody from Mendocino

Ride start: Emeryville Ride end: West Oakland BART station Rolling in: a Prius My driver:¬†Originally from Mendocino, California, Cody said he drives Uber for supplemental income. His "day job", although he was definitely running our trip at the start of the work day, remained unknown. Memorable moment: I learned that Mendocino is apparently a marijuana... Continue Reading →

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