Taxi industry launches app, Uber launching new service
Toronto/Dec 14, 2015
Global ride-share service Uber is launching UberHop, a service for Toronto downtown, for a five dollar flat rate. The service will be available for share ride into or out of the city’s Financial District and three other locations. The service will be free for the first week. Toronto is the second city to test out the program. Before this, the service was launched in Seattle on Dec.10.
And to fight against the rise of Uber, taxi industry is launching a new app ‘The Ride’, to offer passengers a tech-savvy way to connect with cab companies. But the Ride service comes with $2 extra fee that goes to wireless provider