Technology

New App Aims To Help Taxis Outmaneuver TNCs

Posted on August 27, 2015

NEW YORK -- Eighteen months in the making, a new smartphone application allows users to hail and pay for yellow and green taxi rides in New York City, mirroring a service that Uber already provides called UberT. But Arro's designers claim their app is faster, cheaper and more reliable than Uber's.

Arro, being beta-tested in 7,000 cabs and to launch in a couple of weeks, is gearing up for its big New York debut and hopes to eventually launch in other cities like San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Chicago and Boston.

Crain's New York Business article here

Related Topics: mobile applications, mobile technology, New York operators, on-demand service, taxis, vehicle apps

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