Uber Cuts Prices in New York (and Fares for Drivers)

Sam Biddle · 07/07/14 09:58AM

Great news! If you're an UberX customer in New York City, the rides are now 20 percent cheaper—less than yellow cabs! Bad news! If you're an UberX driver in New York City, you're now making 20 percent less money.

Why Is Uber Charging You Extra to Not Get Assaulted?

Sam Biddle · 04/28/14 11:50AM

The next time you hop in an UberX—one of the transit startup's fancy gypsy cabs run by unlicensed drivers—you'll notice a new "Safe Ride Fee" added to your fare. It's only a dollar, but since when do we have to pay extra to not get raped?