Tag: taxi pricing

Is a taxi or Uber driver more likely to rip you off on the way to the airport? | MarketWatch

Is a taxi or Uber driver more likely to rip you off on the way to the airport? | MarketWatch

Uber drivers are not completely exempt from allegations that they’ve ripped off their passengers, however. The study found the drivers often seek out routes that are subject to surge pricing, Uber’s practice of increasing fares when there is high demand. They also occasionally tell the app that they’ve started a ride before a rider gets […]

Fare revision hasn’t helped us, say cabbies, commuters | Times of India

Fare revision hasn’t helped us, say cabbies, commuters | Times of India

BENGALURU: It’s been nearly nine months since the transport department revised cab fares, fixing minimum and maximum charges. However, it seems the revision has benefited neither taxi drivers nor users. In fact, the average per km cab fare in the city — which earlier varied between Rs 10 and Rs 20 — has now touched […]

New yellow taxi app offers riders upfront, surge-free pricing | Curbed NY

New yellow taxi app offers riders upfront, surge-free pricing | Curbed NY

As part of a two-year pilot program, the Taxi and Limousine Commission has approved a new smartphone app for yellow and green taxis that will allow passengers to get fare pricing upfront, surge-free pricing, and estimated arrival times before they hail a trip. Waave was created “for New Yorkers by New Yorkers” and is the […]

Introducing Uber Freight for shippers — a new way to ship | AJOT

Introducing Uber Freight for shippers — a new way to ship | AJOT

When we launched Uber Freight last year, our goal was to revitalize an industry and help freight move seamlessly and effortlessly around the country. Our first step towards achieving this was empowering carriers and their drivers, the heart of the trucking industry, with technology to help them succeed. With the Uber Freight app, we introduced […]

Want To Get The Cheapest E-Hailing Ride In Malaysia? Heré’s The Comparison

Want To Get The Cheapest E-Hailing Ride In Malaysia? Heré’s The Comparison

MyCar: RM44 and 6 minutes Based on the prices shown above, MULA is the cheapest but it’s a fare estimation, so be prepared to pay more once traffic conditions worsen, especially during peak hours in KL. For peak hours, EzCab seems to have the best rates as they offer the cheapest ride and also the […]

New York Taxi Workers Defeat Uber and Lyft with Landmark Legislation | Inequality

New York Taxi Workers Defeat Uber and Lyft with Landmark Legislation | Inequality

Ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft poured more than $1 million this year into lobbying New York City officials. But that influx of cash couldn’t compete with the dedication of the city’s cab drivers. After years of agitating for ride-sharing regulations to protect their livelihoods, New York taxi workers have finally won a vehicle cap […]

Lyft says drivers can use a rental car with their ride-share company | abc13

Lyft says drivers can use a rental car with their ride-share company | abc13

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Lyft says it’s successfully combining ride-sharing and rentals. In a program recently launched here in Houston, and some other cities nationwide, you can drive for Lyft using a rental car. The rental cars come from Flexdrive at IAH, and you can use them for both personal and Lyft rides. Since launching […]

Getaround, the Airbnb for cars, comes to Philly | The Inquierer

Getaround, the Airbnb for cars, comes to Philly | The Inquierer

Users can rent cars on an hourly basis for as low as $5, though prices vary depending on the make, model, and year of the car and the time of day. The price includes 24/7 roadside assistance and insurance coverage of up to $1 million. A 2010 Mazda 5 in South Philly was available to […]

Ride-Hailing Singapore Cheapest Fares – Grab vs Ryde vs Kardi vs TADA | Vucan Post

Ride-Hailing Singapore Cheapest Fares – Grab vs Ryde vs Kardi vs TADA | Vucan Post

6 PM – The Start Of The Evening Rush Grab: $27.00 Kardi: $12.00~$14.00 Ryde: $16.50 TADA: $20.00 Pang gang lo! Prices are steep, especially for Grab, as their dynamic surge pricing kicks in. What’s interesting is that Kardi’s price remained the same throughout the day. What’s The Difference? The pricing model, drivers’ commission rates, the […]

Amish Uber: Man Starts Horse and Buggy Rideshare Service in Michigan | Thrillist

Amish Uber: Man Starts Horse and Buggy Rideshare Service in Michigan | Thrillist

In America, it’s hard to build a business without millions in investment, but piggybacking off a wildly successful — if not imminently scandal-prone — company might help you carve out a niche. An Amish man in the small Michigan town of Colon has set his sights on the fertile rideshare business by offering transportation with a […]