Here’s how Austinites say their first weekend without Uber or Lyft went

In a Friday, May 6, 2016 photo, Ryan Murphy and Lindsey Jones look for the Uber they requested on 4th Street in Austin, Texas. Uber and Lyft suspended service in Austin Monday, May 9, 2016, after voters there decided not to overturn city requirements for drivers of ride-hailing companies that include undergoing fingerprint-based background checks. (Stephen Spillman/American Statesman via AP)

In a Friday, May 6, 2016 photo, Ryan Murphy and Lindsey Jones look for the Uber they requested on 4th Street in Austin, Texas. Uber and Lyft suspended service in Austin Monday, May 9, 2016, after voters there decided not to overturn city requirements for drivers of ride-hailing companies that include undergoing fingerprint-based background checks. (Stephen Spillman/American Statesman via AP)

We asked, and nearly 3,000 of you answered. Many were feeling the absence of Uber and Lyft in the first weekend since the ride-hailing companies suspended their services in Austin following voters’ rejection of the Prop 1 bid. According to our poll results, which can be viewed in full below, the majority of respondents (64 percent) said they opted to stay home after failing to find a ride. The second-most popular option was to catch a ride with a friend. Only 6 percent of voters said they opted for an alternative ride-hailing service.

Results as of 7:30 a.m.

Results as of 7:30 a.m.

As a few people pointed out, our poll didn’t include an option for those who chose to drive themselves.

Or one for those for whom the change had no effect on.

Some successfully found an alternative.

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While others found the adjustment more difficult.

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You can read more about how Austinites are getting around in this post-Uber world, including Craigslist “creepers,” here.

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