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Yellow taxis surpass the New York city' passenger numbers per day rate.
Something that seemed unavoidable for a long period of times has at last happened; yellow taxis have surpassed yellow in terms of passenger numbers on a daily basis, The New York Times states. Last July, more than 289,000 trips per diurnal were made on avarage, while yellow taxis only handled 277,000. Much of this recent increase was due to Uber's (and other carpooling apps) new emphasis on outlying areas, especially in areas with little or no accessibility to mass transit.
Today more than half of Uber's journeys (without pick up from LaGuardia or JFK Airport) depart from outside Manhattan. Über is normally watched over its passenger records, but did share a pile of them with the Times, particularly with regard to 50 showcase properties in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island, which recorded elevated passenger numbers.
The Times learned from these dates that more than half of these sampling areas with elevated intake were in Queens. In St. Albans, Queens, for example, the number of pick-ups per week rose from 1,870 last August to 6,370 this year. At Flatlands, Brooklyn, the daily pick-up rose from 3,598 last year to 13,380 this year, over the same period.
In total, the number of journeys per week in these 50 sampling areas rose from 56,721 in August last year to 167,194 this year. In these areas there is a shortage of yellow taxis or lush taxis, and carpooling, especially about them, has been written in capital letters. However, an increase in the number of passengers cannot only be traced back to passengers stopping in starving neighbourhoods.
About and other carpools have made enormous investment in the suburbs. Über has shut down its Manhattan Drivers Assistance and Recruiting Centre and opened it in all other districts. Furthermore, outskirts neighbors have free entry to a variety of promotional activities, such as free travel, $5 carpooling within the same neighborhoods, and in some cases free food.
Over has come as a blessing for chauffeurs as well, especially immigrants who don't have acces to many good jobs, according to the Times. In addition, Uber and other ride-sharing companies profit from the large number of different types of vehicle. Amber taxis are restricted to 13,587, but Uber has direct contact with 61,000 blacks.
It was important to them to have relatively simple means of accessing inexpensive means of travel, especially when there was a failure of local government services. Already now, rivalry from carpooling like Uber and Lyft has brought the ratings for taxis medals to the lows of this century, and it is unlikely to be better for yellow taxis.