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  1. I couldn’t agree with you more about surge pricing, but also recognize that the media (and presumably the general public) views it as a rip off. Last year, I returned to EWR during bad evening weather. Under the best of circumstances, taxi service at Newark is very expensive and full of dilapidated vehicles. In the case, there was a long line for taxis and I immediately called an Uber which arrived after about five minutes. The driver mentioned that he ordinarily worked foe Uber days in NYC and lived in New Jersey not too far from the airport. When he was home in the evening and saw surge pricing, he’d sign on to take advantage of it.So, the use of surge price increased supply when it was needed and met the demand that otherewise might have gone unfulfilled. I call it a win win as opposed to having a lower stated price but limited availability at that price,

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