Uber Is 50% More Productive than Taxis

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In other words Uber is more sustainable. Less fuel. More miles. More passengers. Less carbon. (For those who care.)

(From FEE)

Four factors likely contribute to the higher utilization rate of UberX drivers: 1) Uber’s more efficient driver-passenger matching technology; 2) Uber’s larger scale, which supports faster matches; 3) inefficient taxi regulations; and 4) Uber’s flexible labor supply model and surge pricing, which more closely match supply with demand throughout the day.

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