Rideshare Shortage: How Long Will Employment Issues With Lyft & Uber Last?

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With the COVID-19 pandemic still ongoing, the ways in which this public health crisis have impacted everything from businesses to public transit are more than apparent. Despite the rise in Delta variant cases, vaccinations are readily available across the country, allowing many Americans to return to work or start traveling again — at least in some capacity. 

Of course, whether they're headed to work or to a social event, folks want to use the rideshare services again. The only problem? Hailing a ride through an app-based service isn't as easy or affordable as it was pre-pandemic. So, why are Uber and Lyft struggling to get drivers back on board? And will things ever return to "normal" in the world of rideshares?