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B.C. could cap surge pricing if companies like Uber and Lyft start operating there – BC | Globalnews.ca

The report provided recommendations around accessible rides, suggesting that the government put a levy on all non-accessible ride-hailing trips with the money going to improving accessibility services.

The committee also recommended protecting taxi stands and airport service for the traditional cab companies.

One of the controversial facets of existing ride-hailing companies is that they charge surge pricing, meaning rides are more expensive when demand goes up. The committee is recommending a potential cap on them.

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