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How Uber and Lyft compete with south bend taxi drivers

SOUTH BEND — More people are turning to the sharing economy for the things they need. There's perhaps no better example than ride sharing. Lyft made its debut in the city Thursday.

Uber vs. Taxi: Which Is Cheaper?

Uber bills its ride-hailing service as “smarter than a taxi.” Yet in many cases, taking a local south bend taxi cab service might be a smarter choice for your wallet. One of the reasons for Uber’s success? Its fares can be cheaper than taking a taxi. That’s especially true for longer trips that cost more than $35, according to analysis by Anastasios Noulas, a data scientist at Lancaster University in the U.K. Overall, says Noulas, Uber is often the more economical choice outside of large cities. 

Uber Is Killing Cabs in This One Big Way

Ride-hailing services make up nearly half of all corporate rides.Business travellers are increasingly using ride-hailing services like Uber or Lyft, taking business away from traditional taxi companies and car rentals.

Riding While Female: The New Peril in the Age of Uber

It's the new shorthand for the potential danger faced by women using app-based, ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. And if you don't understand just how dangerous many say it can be, you've obviously missed the slew of headlines like these from across the country:

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