Taxi rates Uber Albany, NY

 

UberX

Base fare: $1.04
Booking fee: $2.4
Cost per min: $0.21
Cost per mile: $0.9

Minimum charge: $7.28
Cancellation fee: $5

UberXL

Base fare: $1.65
Booking fee: $2.55
Cost per min: $0.38
Cost per mile: $1.37

Minimum charge: $10.25
Cancellation fee: $5

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Marland posted on Dec 2, 2019

Taxi prices in Albany Park are generally higher than in larger cities nationwide, according to TripAdvisor. Most drivers belong to one of two taxi-related union groups: Taxi Workers United and the Independent Taxi Drivers Association. Opinions about Uber in Albany vary. Uber rates in Albany are much lower than those in Silicon Valley, where the minimum fare is $8.40. The pricing models are far too heavy-handed in Albany and New York City, and drivers aren't motivated to go out of their way to promote the area for rides.

Martin posted on Dec 13, 2019

Taxi prices in Albany, N.Y., have been rising amid new regulations imposed by the city and federal government. The increasing cost of driving on city streets, however, is not always the city's fault. Regulations designed to level the playing field between public transit and drivers have led to a steep rise in taxi prices across the region, according to transportation advocacy group Alliance for New York City (ANZ). Uber rates in Albany are due to "public outcry" after higher-ups decided not to cap costs to protect the state's economy from its own overbuilding. The new policy is part of a growing struggle by state government to limit its spending, and in particular, subsidize "unnecessary" costs of the state's bloated infrastructure.

 

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When you look up the fare estimates for Uber in Albany, New York, United States - it looks fairly familiar. There is a base fare, a charge per mile and a charge per minute. It looks like the pricing structure you know well from all the miles you have logged in Albany, NY cabs. But Uber Fare Estimator actually uses a bit different pricing model. Uber taxis in Albany, NY charge riders per mile when moving, and per minute when idling. Even so, Uber rates do beat cab fares in Albany, NY.

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