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Is Uber Making NYC Rush Hour Traffic Worse?

Posted on December 9, 2015

Taxis, TNCs, trucks on the streets of New York City . . who's jammin' who?
Taxis, TNCs, trucks on the streets of New York City . . who's jammin' who?
Uber has been taking passengers from taxis, one by one, on the busiest streets of Manhattan, as we wrote in Oct. 1.

But is that shift in the city’s transportation habits consistent all day long, or are there peak periods when the new ride-for-hire service is adding more trips to the streets than taxis are losing?

In other words, is Uber making congestion worse at some hours of the day?

Five Thirty Eight article here

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