Uber Plans To Kill Surge Pricing, Though Drivers Say It Makes Job Worth It

Jesse Vega checks out a vehicle at an Uber “Work On Demand” recruitment event March 10 in South Los Angeles. The company is researching ways to get rid of its surge pricing, a feature that drivers like but that can make costs unpredictable for consumers. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images Sometimes you call an Uber, and what you thought would be an $8 ride is going to be two, three, even four times more ā€” the result of greater demand brought on by a blizzard, or a baseball game. Whatever the reason, surge pricing is not fun. It turns out Uber is working to fix it ā€” or, should we say, end it. The move likely will be great for riders, but not for drivers.ā€¦


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