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Cap surge-pricing charges for ride-hail operators, Letters in Print News & Top Stories | The Straits Times

Cap surge-pricing charges for ride-hail operators, Letters in Print News & Top Stories | The Straits Times

With the passage of the Point-to-Point Passenger Transport Industry Bill last week, the transport industry as well as consumers are looking forward to a healthier public transport landscape that benefits all stakeholders (Licensing regime tightens reins on private-hire firms, Aug 7). For fare-related matters, the Public Transport Council (PTC) will oversee things to ensure that […]

NLC calls on cities to consider congestion pricing | Smart Cities Dive

NLC calls on cities to consider congestion pricing | Smart Cities Dive

Dive Brief: The National League of Cities (NLC) released a guide, Making Space: Congestion Pricing in Cities, encouraging cities to consider congestion pricing to ease traffic, improve citizens’ quality of life and gain revenue for infrastructure maintenance and upgrades. The guide breaks down differences between road-use fee models and provides case studies for four cities: […]

National League of Cities report says US cities should consider congestion pricing | Traffic Technology Today

National League of Cities report says US cities should consider congestion pricing | Traffic Technology Today

The USA’s National League of Cities (NLC) has released a new guide that encourages cities to consider introducing congestion charging systems as a potentially economical solution to build thriving communities, calm traffic, reduce air pollution, and improve quality of life for residents. In the report, the NLC explains that congestion pricing is a type of […]

Nevada transit authority’s ridesharing program brings in $62,000 in first two months, costs $1.4 million | The Center Square – Nevada

Nevada transit authority’s ridesharing program brings in $62,000 in first two months, costs $1.4 million | The Center Square – Nevada

A ridesharing pilot program launched by the transit authority in southern Nevada has brought in a little more than $62,000 while costing $1.4 million in its first two months. Trip to Strip, launched by the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC), seeks to compete with the likes of Uber and Lyft at a time […]

Uber accidentally charges riders 100 times more than advertised fare price | New York Daily News

Uber accidentally charges riders 100 times more than advertised fare price | New York Daily News

Talk about surge pricing! Uber passengers in several cities across the country took to Twitter to complain of a glitch that charged riders 100 times more than advertised fares, costing some thousands of dollars for trips that should have only been a few bucks. In one of the worst cases, Aaron Himelman said his wife […]

Uber-backed study touts benefits of downtown tolling in Seattle as ride-share industry pushes for congestion pricing | GeekWire

Uber-backed study touts benefits of downtown tolling in Seattle as ride-share industry pushes for congestion pricing | GeekWire

The concept of downtown tolling to reduce congestion is gaining momentum. Cities like Singapore and Stokholm have implemented congestion pricing and significantly increased transit ridership in their urban cores. New York City will become the first in the U.S. to launch a similar program. Could Seattle be next? Uber and Lyft hope so. The ride-hailing companies […]

Uber now gives passengers ride credits for buying stuff through Cargo’s in-car commerce platform | VentureBeat

Uber now gives passengers ride credits for buying stuff through Cargo’s in-car commerce platform | VentureBeat

Cargo, an in-car commerce company that helps ride-hailing drivers earn extra cash by selling stuff to passengers, is officially launching its Cargo Store mobile app today, giving riders the chance to earn cash back on a host of goods from an expanded marketplace. By way of a quick recap, Cargo has so far partnered with […]

Endless Traffic, Mass Confusion, Ride-Share Price Gouging Creating Chaos At LaGuardia Airport | CBS New York

Endless Traffic, Mass Confusion, Ride-Share Price Gouging Creating Chaos At LaGuardia Airport | CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A multi-billion dollar construction project at LaGuardia Airport is causing more than a minor inconvenience. Many travelers have to take another trip before they head home and many are now complaining of price gouging. On the Sunday night after July 4th, frustrated passengers fresh off a flight thought the long line […]

Spark’s electric cars now available to rent in Bucharest at double the price of an electric scooter | Business Review

Spark’s electric cars now available to rent in Bucharest at double the price of an electric scooter | Business Review

Spark, a Lithuanian startup that is also present in Bulgaria, was launched officially in Romania on Wednesday. The company offers electric car rentals which are similar to electric scooter rentals, with payment by the minute. Users must install the app and upload the necessary documents (driver license, bank account), without the need of a deposit. […]

Autos and Taxis will get a fair hike, Ola/Uber surge pricing to be capped | ThePOST24

Autos and Taxis will get a fair hike, Ola/Uber surge pricing to be capped | ThePOST24

Mumbai Transport will get a major overhaul as the transport department has decided to hike the fare of Autos and Taxi by Rs 2 for both the modes of Mumbai Transport. BEST has already got an approval from its Managing committee and will decrease the minimum fare to ₹ 5 as suggested by BMC Commissioner […]