Tag: Dynamic Pricing

Feedback App Lets Restaurants Pick Their Off-Peak Pricing | The Spoon

Feedback App Lets Restaurants Pick Their Off-Peak Pricing | The Spoon

If you’ve ever been to a restaurant between two and five o’clock, chances are pretty good that you walked into a near-empty establishment, with servers, hosts and kitchen staff waiting around until the dinner rush. Feedback wants to make those off-peak hours more productive by giving restaurants the ability to offer dynamic pricing and discounts […]

LTFRB lowers Grab surge pricing cap amid illegal fare allegation | Rappler

LTFRB lowers Grab surge pricing cap amid illegal fare allegation | Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – Lower Grab fares during peak hours. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) gave this order on Wednesday, April 11, to Grab, telling the ride-hailing service to lower its surge pricing cap during peak hours from 2.0 to only 1.5 times the normal fare. Surge pricing was capped at twice the […]

Private-hire car drivers seek to join taxi firms, as tide turns after Grab-Uber deal | TODAYonline

Private-hire car drivers seek to join taxi firms, as tide turns after Grab-Uber deal | TODAYonline

Mr Kwan Kar Wai, 51, had driven taxis for more than a decade with ComfortDelGro and later SMRT Taxis, before crossing over to Uber last July. He pointed out that driving for a ride-hailing platform means relying only on app bookings, which is an issue if Grab’s app is down. “Last week, the Grab app […]

City official: Improving Poughkeepsie parking doesn’t require adding more spaces | Spectrum News

City official: Improving Poughkeepsie parking doesn’t require adding more spaces | Spectrum News

“It always comes back to parking,” Poughkeepsie Community Development Coordinator Paul Hesse said. “If your parking experience is good, your experience [in Poughkeepsie] might be good, and you’ll come back.” Hesse said research done in the last year finds that out of 7,100 parking spots in this area, just half are occupied during the busiest […]

Cabs a letdown, commuters deal with auto’s surge pricing | Times of India

Cabs a letdown, commuters deal with auto’s surge pricing | Times of India

CHENNAI: A number of buses off the streets, meant commuters on Thursday had to turn to autorickshaws and cab aggregators. But mobility came at a cost of either time or money as only a few cabs were available and auto rickshaws surged prices. Though roads were free of rush-hour traffic, fewer public transport options called […]

Hold on to your wallet if you drive into Seattle: mayor proposes congestion pricing | KVI.com

Hold on to your wallet if you drive into Seattle: mayor proposes congestion pricing | KVI.com

Seattle (April 5) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan will announce new bold short- and long-term steps that the City will take to advance towards it’s greenhouse gas reduction goals to reach its commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement. Transportation and buildings are the leading causes of climate emissions. As part of the strategy to […]

Rising fuel prices may dampen auto sales this year | Autocar India

Rising fuel prices may dampen auto sales this year | Autocar India

However, vehicle manufacturers could likely face a sales speed breaker in the form of rising fuel prices. Dynamic pricing or daily fuel revision, which kicked in on June 16, 2017, continues to give considerable heartburn to motorists in India. On April 2, motorists tanking up on petrol had to pay Rs 73.83 in New Delhi, […]

Grubhub delivers food for free in Charleston through April | postandcourier.com

Grubhub delivers food for free in Charleston through April | postandcourier.com

Charleston is suddenly being served by a variety of ordering and restaurant delivery companies. Quickfoxes is the original local business that continues to service a large selection of restaurants. UberEats has muscled in with delivery from national chains like McDonald’s and Papa John’s in addition to a large selection of local places. EatStreet is also […]

KIRO Radio hosts react to congestion pricing in Seattle | KIRO Radio

KIRO Radio hosts react to congestion pricing in Seattle | KIRO Radio

Part of Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s plan to reduce traffic and greenhouse gases is to implement congestion pricing by 2021. The city will study congestion pricing in downtown neighborhoods. Results could come as early as later this year. Here’s how the hosts of KIRO Radio reacted to the news: John Curley You’re gonna be shocked, […]

What happens after Uber was Grab’d | Philstar.com

What happens after Uber was Grab’d | Philstar.com

4. Fares may be different from Uber. In response to the question “Will fares change?”, Grab’s FAQs says “No.” However, that answer appears to address only the question of pricing methodology.  The FAQ states that services based on dynamic fares (like GrabCar or GrabShare) will continue to be calculated using base distance with a dynamic […]