Exactly. If Uber raises the price to 2X because it is raining why not stand there in the downpour and wait for a cab? The pricing is both fair and elegant. If you don't think something is "fair" or worse "equitable" don't get the app, don't use the service. That will show them!!
I am a frequent user of Uber. It is not "ride sharing" but rather an alternative between a taxi and a limo service Unlike both Uber is pretty much available on demand and without a requirement for cash or an elaborate accout as with a limo service. Unlike cabs, Uber cars are clean and driven by sober people who do not talk on the phones or to you but rather drive you to your destination.
There is a disturbing tilt on these comments towards regulation, a desire to "help" the rider. Uber trips are rated at the end of each. A dirty car will get the driver kicked out of the program. Ever ride in a clean cab? Of course you haven't because there aren't any.
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