Technology

Taxi Hailing Apps Catching Up To Uber

Posted on October 9, 2015

For years, the taxi industry waged a campaign to stop the growth of Uber, lobbying politicians and challenging the startup in court.

Nice try. While taxi revenue and medallion values have fallen, Uber says it’s adding 30,000 riders a week to its New York customer base of 2.5 million.

Wall Street Journal blog item here

Related Topics: apps, mobile technology, staying competitive, taxis, TNCs, Uber, vehicle apps

Comments ( 1 )
  • Andrew M Pappas

     | about 4 years ago

    First off, you can't read the article without a subscription. Second, I've been saying all along that the tech Uber has needs to be used by the industry. Most of what customers like is the convenience.

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