POINT: Uber may just have discovered that there are limits to the surge. During a ferocious winter storm on Saturday night it ticked off Manhattanites no end with fares that ran seven or eight times normal rates. One passenger allowed the website gothamist.com to publish his receipt, $94 for an 11-minute trip covering less than two miles.
Read more: The Economy Hub column, By Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times
COUNTERPOINT: Here's a message to Uber gripers: Get over it. Uber doesn't have a monopoly on public transportation.
Read more and see video: CNN Money column, David Goldman