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In January, just nine months ago, Atlanta's rate was $1.30 per mile. Uber tells the Atlanta drivers that they are doing a summer promotion and they needed to cut the rates temporarily. Uber even promised to restore the rates at the beginning of August. Of course they never did.

Here it is mid September and Uber "rewards" you by increasing the rates to a whole dollar.

Am I the only one who realizes that Uber just cut your rate by 30 cents per mile from where it was nine months ago?

To make matters worse, now you have lost your guarantee.
 

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Yeah and I suppose if you go back far enough, a la when Uber X first started it's still a cut. But it's a raise for others who started this year when it was something like 91 cents. Perspective.
 

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1) I am new to Uber and this forum (just a couple of weeks), but I see that Realityshark is "too concerned" for ATL drivers. If you are such a "humane" person consider people around the world who work for 1 dollar a day. And, if you make enough money out of Uber, consider sending some of your money to those unfortunate ones.

2) Also, looks like you have some grudge or butthurt against Uber ATL (and maybe other cities), but whatever it is, you'd better stop it because you just look like a pathetic troll, if your main intention is not trolling. Maybe you are a paid troll of Lyft or some yellow cab unions, who knows...

3) People can also see what you have been mentioning all along. If they are still doing it, that means either they are happy with it or they don't have a better alternative. So, your rants won't change anything.

4) As for me, I just do it part time and over the weekend as well as some other times where surge prices go up (for example there was a Falcons game jut a few days ago, I took some people to a place almost 20 miles away when the prices were 3 times! Pretty good money, I guess, huh? I also drive a Hybrid car.

5) Since I started "Ubering" when it was .78 cents, that one dollar a minute price is a blessing for me. Besides, thanks to my quality choice of work times, I was able to make 28$ hour last week, excluding Falcons game because it was on Monday. Please don't ask for a proof cos I have the proof in my e-mail.

6) My point is please stop acting like a "concerned citizen" and continue to make "a lot of money" with Uber in your city. Period. People are not stupid and they can see what you see, too.
1) there's no way you can donate any money made from Uber, Uber doesnt pay enough for that
2)he's just trying to help,cab driver or not, Uber rates are too low
3)sad if they are ignoring basic financial math
4) if you are driving surge only , then NO ONE is talking about you. We were definitely talking about the people driving for 78cents a mile, but will still include those driving for $1/mile
5) $1 is > 78cents,but I would not call it a blessing. Do proper math and you will see. If you made $28/hour at .78/mile, NO ONE will believe you without proof
6) cant hurt to try to help
 

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1) I am new to Uber and this forum (just a couple of weeks), but I see that Realityshark is "too concerned" for ATL drivers. If you are such a "humane" person consider people around the world who work for 1 dollar a day. And, if you make enough money out of Uber, consider sending some of your money to those unfortunate ones.

2) Also, looks like you have some grudge or butthurt against Uber ATL (and maybe other cities), but whatever it is, you'd better stop it because you just look like a pathetic troll, if your main intention is not trolling. Maybe you are a paid troll of Lyft or some yellow cab unions, who knows...

3) People can also see what you have been mentioning all along. If they are still doing it, that means either they are happy with it or they don't have a better alternative. So, your rants won't change anything.
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1) I am new to Uber and this forum (just a couple of weeks), but I see that Realityshark is "too concerned" for ATL drivers
I don't care if you drive or not.

People have a right to know that Uber has cut rates in Atlanta, Dallas and eleswhere. People have a right to know about being lied to. People have a right to know about how evil Uber's sub prime car leases are. People have a right to know about the company that pays them. I point out lots of things in lots of markets. My agenda is the truth and nothing more.

I find it interesting that you even care what I write. If you have a system where you are making great side money, it would seem that you wouldn't care what I write. In fact, you'd feel good that you are beating the system.

I suggest hitting ignore next to my name if reading facts bother you so much.
 

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Are you his lawyer? Why are you responding? Or you have another account? Anyway, I have no time for debate, but keep in mind that people are not stupid. They can calculate the pros and cons of any situation. Also, check out the attachment and be silent, please.
I'm responding because you posted a response on a discussion board. People replying to it is the definition of a forum......
Anybody driving for 78cents thinking they were "making money", were stupid....

Your attachment does not show if you're driving for UberX or UberBlack
they key thing here is it doesnt show that you were driving for 78cents/mile
if you were smart and driving for 2.0x surges, then the amount of money per hour can easily be high

I doubt this was all regular rate. $28/hour at the current rates means you would pretty much have to be getting back to back 0 dead miles pings, with 2min or less wait time. To get one $30 fare, you'd have to drive over 30miles,and unless you're on a highway, you can only do no more than 2 trips an hour(again with no wait between pings AND all highway trips)
 

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1) there's no way you can donate any money made from Uber, Uber doesnt pay enough for that
2)he's just trying to help,cab driver or not, Uber rates are too low
3)sad if they are ignoring basic financial math
4) if you are driving surge only , then NO ONE i talking about you. We were definately talking about the people driving for 78cents a mile, but will still include those driving for $1/mile
5) $1 is > 78cents,but I would not call it a blessing. Do proper math and you will see. If you made $28/hour at .78/mile, NO ONE will believe you without proof
6) cant hurt to try to help
1) Another silly absolute statement that doesn't apply to everyone, and says more about how stingy you must be than anything else.

2) "Thank you for telling me how stupid I was being, even though you've never met me and have no idea about my personal situation." Said very few people - ever.

3) Another silly absolute statement that doesn't apply to everyone. If revenue exceeds expenses to an acceptable degree, then revenue generation isn't "too low." So it depends on your definition of "acceptable". To each his or her own.

4) Another silly absolute statement that doesn't apply to everyone, but at least you're acknowledging it this time. It would be nice if such disclaimers appeared in every "you must be stupid for driving in Atlanta" comment that I've seen this summer.

5) I agree with you on this one.

6) See #2
 

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thats a good OP, a fair way to see things clearly.
some people are very easy to satisfy. it's a good thing too. people like that are prolly happy all the time.
its sad though when people have very small dreams and refuse to see the larger world. there is a chinese saying "a frog in a well" (a frog at the bottom of a well) who thinks the opening of the well is the size of the sky.
no offense. lol.
 

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1) there's no way you can donate any money made from Uber, Uber doesnt pay enough for that
2)he's just trying to help,cab driver or not, Uber rates are too low
3)sad if they are ignoring basic financial math
4) if you are driving surge only , then NO ONE is talking about you. We were definitely talking about the people driving for 78cents a mile, but will still include those driving for $1/mile
5) $1 is > 78cents,but I would not call it a blessing. Do proper math and you will see. If you made $28/hour at .78/mile, NO ONE will believe you without proof
6) cant hurt to try to help
Bart dude just joined today, me thinks
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Again, I don't have to prove you anything. I have already sent my proof. It is up to you to believe or not. Besides, I have never said I made this money in regular hours. Did I? Remember, what you say is important but HOW YOU SAY IT also matters. Mine was a fair warning and advice for someone who seemed to be too concerned for the rates of Uber.
We know how to do proper math,so you dont have to prove anything, we already know

1) Another silly absolute statement that doesn't apply to everyone, and says more about how stingy you must be than anything else.

2) "Thank you for telling me how stupid I was being, even though you've never met me and have no idea about my personal situation." Said very few people - ever.

3) Another silly absolute statement that doesn't apply to everyone. If revenue exceeds expenses to an acceptable degree, then revenue generation isn't "too low." So it depends on your definition of "acceptable". To each his or her own.

4) Another silly absolute statement that doesn't apply to everyone, but at least you're acknowledging it this time. It would be nice if such disclaimers appeared in every "you must be stupid for driving in Atlanta" comment that I've seen this summer.

5) I agree with you on this one.

6) See #2
1)a person with common sense wont give money unless they have the money to give. You are DUMB is you give away money that leaves you in poverty
2)i am very sorry that the truth hurts
3)right, im pretty sure the folks driving thing $20,000 vs $19,500 in expenses is acceptable, smh. That's the only way I can explain people thinking they are making money at 78cents/mile
4) i normally always state its the 78cent per mile people im talking about. Common sense should let you know that if you're doing surges, making $2mile, that those....duh....are NOT the people im talking about
5) glad we agree
6)back to the truth hurts....
 

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I ask these following questions very sincerely - I enjoy Ubering and it is by no means my bread and butter.

1) [following the format of this thread] With the rate increase, are there more drivers out there and are the pings fewer and farther between?
2) Can you pick up legally at the airport yet?
 

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I ask these following questions very sincerely - I enjoy Ubering and it is by no means my bread and butter.

1) [following the format of this thread] With the rate increase, are there more drivers out there and are the pings fewer and farther between?
2) Can you pick up legally at the airport yet?
i can answer 1)
most people see this as a "raise",so yeah, sure people are going to jump out there. And The people who were doing it for 78cents definitely arent gonna stop now after this "raise".So you have the old crew plus new crew,all fighting for this $1/mile, smh
me personally cant do $1 and under,surge only
good luck
 
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