Tag: taxi pricing

DoorDash is here to deliver food from more than 1,500 local restaurants | Next Pittsburg

DoorDash is here to deliver food from more than 1,500 local restaurants | Next Pittsburg

Between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m, people in those areas can order from hundreds of local restaurants including Primanti’s, Kaya and Bluebird Kitchen, as well as national chains such as  Houlihan’s, PF Chang’s and Buca di Beppo. “Delivery is something we see as the future of restaurant dining, and we are excited to be a part […]

Philly taxicab drivers down, but not out, after losing federal appeal against Uber | WHYY

Philly taxicab drivers down, but not out, after losing federal appeal against Uber | WHYY

A group of taxicab companies hoped the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit would rule that Uber was violating antitrust laws by flooding the market with drivers. Instead, the panel sided with Uber, saying the San Francisco-based company hasn’t tried to form a monopoly, but “enhanced competition.” “Running a business with greater economic […]

Yellow cab hail apps may adopt surge pricing model | NY Daily News

Yellow cab hail apps may adopt surge pricing model | NY Daily News

Surge pricing could be coming to yellow cabs, and Taxi TV screens may be going, under new proposals voted on by the Taxi and Limousine Commission Thursday. Apps used to hail yellow and green cabs — Curb and Arro are the two main companies — can bring surge pricing to e-hail trips under the TLC’s […]

Ryde hopes to fill void left by Uber’s exit, Transport News & Top Stories | The Straits Times

Ryde hopes to fill void left by Uber’s exit, Transport News & Top Stories | The Straits Times

This will also translate into lower fares for commuters, he said. Ryde is in the midst of finalising its pricing structure, which will include dynamic pricing, where fares fluctuate based on demand. Mr Zou stressed that fares will be “transparent, fair and equitable”. The firm is up against Grab, which is valued at an estimated […]

Uber Pool: Uber launches carpool feature in Australia | The NewDaily

Uber Pool: Uber launches carpool feature in Australia | The NewDaily

Uber Pool makes up about 20 per cent of all Uber trips in cities where it is available, such as New York, Paris and London. How will Uber Pool work? The Uber Pool feature will match users with other travellers who want to go in a similar direction. It differs from the standard UberX service in that riders are directed to walk […]

Regulators to ensure Grab-Uber deal will not erode competition | The Straits Times

Regulators to ensure Grab-Uber deal will not erode competition | The Straits Times

The LTA added that it was reviewing a regulatory framework to license private-hire car operators “to keep the private-hire car and taxi industries open and contestable”. The CCS said Singapore’s competition laws prohibit mergers that may result in a “substantial lessening of competition”, and indicated that it could “require the merger to be unwound or […]

Merger of Grab and Uber drive monopoly, pricing concerns | Bangkok Post

Merger of Grab and Uber drive monopoly, pricing concerns | Bangkok Post

The merger between Grab and Uber is driving market concentration to monopoly levels, underlying the urgency of regulations that legalise and keep in check ride-sharing service in Thailand, say industry… Please credit and share this article with others using this link:https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/transport/1435682/merger-of-grab-and-uber-drive-monopoly-pricing-concerns. View our policies at http://goo.gl/9HgTd and http://goo.gl/ou6Ip. © Post Publishing PCL. All rights reserved. […]

Hey Aussies, guess what? Uber is officially introducing upfront pricing | Techly

Hey Aussies, guess what? Uber is officially introducing upfront pricing | Techly

Uber users in thousands of cities across the world have had access to upfront pricing since 2016, and the company has finally decided to bring this luxury to Australia. As Uber said in their press release, you wouldn’t get on a plane or a train and only pay the fare at the end. So why […]

Studies are increasingly clear: Uber, Lyft congest cities | WPXI

Studies are increasingly clear: Uber, Lyft congest cities | WPXI

BOSTON (AP) – One promise of ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft was fewer cars clogging city streets. But studies suggest the opposite: that ride-hailing companies are pulling riders off buses, subways, bicycles and their own feet and putting them in cars instead. And in what could be a new wrinkle, a service by Uber called […]

Ola drivers call off strike, Uber continues | DNA India

Ola drivers call off strike, Uber continues | DNA India

When last information trickled in, the Uber drivers continued to be on strike as the talks with the management were still unconclusive. Meanwhile, sources said that Ola agreed to reinstate drivers who have been blacklisted. These are the ones who got poor ratings from the passengers for any reason. Sources said that at least 20 percent […]