Uber Denver: “Prices will be reduced by 20% for both riders and drivers”

The price war between UberX and Lyft shows no signs of a cease fire, at least here in Denver. I just received this email from Uber Denver saying it will be cutting prices by 20% for both riders and drivers. Previously, the company was taking 25% off rider fares, but it wasn't touching the driver's [...]

By | 2017-04-15T15:19:00+00:00 August 6th, 2014|Drivers, Uber|0 Comments

Our new dashboard tracks UberX pricing in 86 U.S. cities

I've started creating dashboards on our data page to track UberX pricing. Here's a screenshot (click to enlarge) of one visualization, which compares the UberX base fare by city (bars are colored by cost per mile). You can see that the Hamptons, out on the east end of Long Island, is the most expensive region [...]

By | 2017-04-15T15:45:34+00:00 July 31st, 2014|Data, Journalism, Uber|0 Comments