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Uber recently admitted using artificial intelligence to determine prices based on what they believe customers are willing to pay. The AI system uses destination, time of day, and location to determine the price point. Previously, Uber used a formula that determined price based on mileage, duration, and geographic demand.
The new pricing system uses machine-learning to predict and determine pricing related to sociological factors including wealth in a geographic area. Travelers taking an Uber to and from affluent areas may be asked to pay more compared to other passengers in less affluent locations.
Uber now provides customers ...read more
Whenever you go somewhere with your friends and take an Uber or Lyft, one person typically has to request and pay for the ride, hoping their friends pay them back eventually.
Did you know that popular rideshare services Uber and Lyft contain a feature that allows you to split a fare evenly between you and your friends?!
Here’s how to facilitate an even fare split on Uber and Lyft!
Want to see RideGuru in action? Check out the below video to see how seamlessly RideGuru works with all major rideshare players to get you a stress free ride. With just a couple taps on your smartphone you can estimate the cost of your ride across multiple rideshare companies then hail the ride that gives you the best deal, all within minutes.
RideGuru is not another transportation service, instead we are a free search engine to help you find the best way from point A to point B. We scour rates from hundreds of services worldwide to bring you the ...read more
Tipping has been a controversial subject in the rideshare community since the beginning of Uber. Some rideshare companies allow riders to tip within the application and others do not. At the same time, some companies promote tipping behavior while other companies condone driver tips. This lack of consistency causes confusion amongst riders and frustrates drivers.
While not all rideshare companies have the same policies, we feel that ALL drivers should be entitled to a tip for a job well done. This is why we created "Tip Stickers" for drivers to display in their cars and encourage positive tipping behavior from ...read more
This weeks round up of new RideGuru companies features Via, Sitbaq, RideYellow, and Cab Hound. Take a look below to learn more about each new company then check your ride estimate on our RideGuru Fare Comparison Calculator.
Via is a ride-hail app that pools together multiple passengers. Once you sign up and open the Via app you will be prompted to select your pick up and drop off areas. Via will then calculate your actual pick up and drop off locations, which will be within a couple blocks of your desired location points. Via states that this helps them ...read more