Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft said their prices could triple during the snowstorm that has begun on the East Coast -- that is, if they're even on the road.
Uber said its service would be unavailable starting at midnight Tuesday until the Massachusetts travel ban is lifted. After that, it said it would cap its surge pricing at 2.9 times the base fare for as long as the state of emergency was in effect.
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It’s official: Uber’s presence in Boston is booming. Travis Kalanick, the co-founder and CEO of Uber, was in town on Wednesday to keynote the fifth annual MassChallenge awards, where he told the room of burgeoning entrepreneurs that the ridesharing service is growing faster here than in Paris, San Francisco, Seattle, or Toronto. Read More