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New studies show Uber and Lyft crowd cities

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Recent studies in cities like Boston and San Francisco show Uber and Lyft are actually making traffic worse.

New research from the Associated Press suggests the companies are taking people off public transportation and bikes, and putting them into cars instead.

Critics say Uber's "Express Pool" service, which links people with others who want to go to similar places, directly competes with mass transit.

Uber and Lyft pushed back against the studies saying their services help reduce the number of personally-owned cars on the roads.

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