Getting Over Taxis
Tim O'Reilly
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Agree on everything but on surge pricing. Surge pricing raises the accessibility bar for a very basic public service like transportation, which means, at a macro level, higher inequality. Look at what happened during the London transportation strike: Uber raked up the prices at a time when the city most desperately needed the service. Yes, it attracts more drivers to increase supply, but the price surge is more and more leaving people with less financial means shut off.