How The Drivers Cooperative is creating an equitable ride-sharing model

Ken Lewis heads down Utica Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. He has been driving off and on since moving to the US from Grenada for graduate school in 1992. Joseph Rodriguez/ Mother Jones Magazine

In a new interview for Fifty By Fifty, Elias Crim of Ownership Matters talks with Erik Forman, cofounder of NCBA CLUSA member The Drivers Cooperative, the first driver-owned rideshare platform cooperative in the United States, which successfully launched in May 2020 in New York City. The Drivers Co-op is now the largest worker co-op in the country, with about 4,000 drivers and 40,000 riders.

Elias and Erik discuss a range of topics including the co-op’s vision and mission, raising capital, launching in New York City, and much more.

Read the interview here

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