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  1. Canberra
    Uber has notified drivers by email on Tuesday 1 May 2018 as follows: Small changes to paid wait time Hi Jack We're making some small changes to paid wait time. Based on feedback received from riders and drivers, we are changing paid wait time to a flat rate, instead of it being subject to...
  2. Canberra
    At today’s rideshare lunch, three of the drivers at the same time checked the Uber app to see where it might be surging. Driver 1 had a surge showing in Belconnen. Driver 2 had a surge showing in Woden. Driver 3 (aka Jack Malarkey) had no surge showing. Go figure.
  3. Complaints
    [message addressed to emdeplam deleted] Uber Corporate: What really concerns me are apparent unfair business practices: Dynamic up front pricing that is calculated to be essentially stealth surge rate fares that are NOT passed on to drivers, regardless of how they may be described as dynamic...
  4. Canberra
    Have you noticed that Uber is now referring to 'surge pricing' as 'dynamic pricing' and its 'commission' as a 'service fee'? I regard all four terms as accurate in a technical sense. 'Dynamic pricing' is the general term used for pricing that varies according to demand. It is used, for...
  5. Lincoln
    Received an email regarding dynamic maps in the lincoln nebraska market earlier this week. Today is game day (first game since new maps), normally huge surge pricing. Got up to 6x 2 weeks ago. Normally see 4x most game days getting people to tailgates. Been driving all morning. Zero surges...
  6. Complaints
    Received an email regarding dynamic maps in the lincoln nebraska market earlier this week. Today is game day (first game since new maps), normally huge surge pricing. Got up to 6x 2 weeks ago. Normally see 4x most game days getting people to tailgates. Been driving all morning. Zero surges...
  7. Louisville
    I received an email Wednesday, 9/28/16, from Uber (all excited they were...!) that dynamic pricing would begin in Lexington on Thursday, 9/29/16, and the pre-defined surge areas would no longer show up. Sure enough, sometime around mid day the pentagons of varying color intensity replaced the...
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