Despite policies that prohibit the manipulation of rideshare apps, drivers for Uber and Lyft are reportedly working together to coordinate price surges at Reagan National Airport to earn a higher fare.
WJLA reported last week that this group effort to game the apps occurs “several times” on a nightly basis at the Arlington, Virginia airport over what drivers told the outlet are unfair wages. Under this system, according to WJLA, drivers shut down their apps at the same time, relying on flight arrival times to know when to power down.
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Published @ May 20, 2019