If you’ve ever wondered which to call, this may make you say: Huh.
KPIX Consumer Reporter Julie Watts put all three to the (nonscientific) test during storm surge pricing. Can you guess which is faster… Which is cheaper?
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) – The Bay Area got hit by a double-whammy Thursday: the biggest storm in years, and the highest Uber fares ever, giving new meaning to ‘surge pricing.’
The Twittersphere lit up as Uber fares skyrocketed during the much anticipated #stormageddon. One woman tweeted, “when we talk about ‘storm surge’ we’re really talking about Uber prices right?”
After this story aired, Uber received criticism for surge pricing during the storm.
Critics cited this: http://blog.uber.com/UberARC
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