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Uber Cuts Fares in 7 Cities in September 2015

Uber Cuts Fares in 7 Cities in September 2015

Uber decreased fares in 5 cities in mid August, 2 cities in late August, 1 in September. Surprisingly, three cities received price increases. Atlanta was one of them, and seems as if Uber temporarily reduced fares and not making them permanent. I was a bit late in reporting on all this, but still had been keeping track every week.. This is in addition to the massive price cut when 48 cities that got their price cut in January.

Here is the list of cities that had a price decrease in mid August:

Here is the list of cities that had a price decrease in late August:

Here is the list of cities that had a price decrease in September:

Here are the cities that received a price increase:

Take a look below for more details on it.

Mid August Price Drops:

Bakersfield fares reduced by 11 percent:

7/31/20158/14/2015Aug Decrease
Base Fare $        1.90 $        1.50-21%
Minute $        0.25 $        0.250%
Mile $        1.25 $        1.10-12%
Safety $        1.00 $        1.000%
Min Fare $        4.00 $        4.000%
Cancel $        5.00 $        5.000%

Boston fares reduced by 7 percent:

7/31/20158/14/2015Aug Decrease
Base Fare $        2.00 $        2.000%
Minute $        0.21 $        0.16-24%
Mile $        1.20 $        1.243%
Safety $        1.00 $        1.000%
Min Fare $        5.00 $        5.000%
Cancel $      10.00 $      10.000%

Charleston fares reduced by 21 percent:

7/31/20158/14/2015Aug Decrease
Base Fare $        1.951.5-23%
Minute $        0.200.18-10%
Mile $        1.751.25-29%
Safety $        1.0010%
Min Fare $        4.0040%
Cancel $        5.0050%

Palm Springs fares decreased another 17%, in addition to the 10% drop back in January. A total of 25% decrease from January:

1/6/20157/31/20158/14/2015Jan DecreaseAug Decrease
Base Fare $       3.00 $        2.50 $        2.3017%-8%
Minute $       0.20 $        0.20 $        0.150%-25%
Mile $       2.00 $        1.75 $        1.4513%-17%
Safety $       1.00 $        1.00 $        1.000%0%
Min Fare $       6.00 $        6.00 $        5.000%-17%
Cancel $       5.00 $        5.00 $        5.000%0%

Ventura fares decreased 25%:

7/31/20158/14/2015Aug Decrease
Base Fare $        1.61 $        1.15-29%
Minute $        0.29 $        0.20-31%
Mile $        1.25 $        1.05-16%
Safety $        1.00 $        1.000%
Min Fare $        4.00 $        4.000%
Cancel $        5.00 $        5.000%

Late August Price Drop

Dayton fares decreased by a whopping 28%:

8/14/20158/28/2015Aug Decrease
Base Fare $          2.00 $          1.40-30%
Minute $          0.30 $          0.18-40%
Mile $          1.40 $          1.20-14%
Safety $          1.00 $          1.000%
Min Fare $          5.00 $          4.00-20%
Cancel $          5.00 $          5.000%

Worcester fares decreased by 7%:

8/14/20158/28/2015Aug Decrease
Base Fare $          2.00 $          2.000%
Minute $          0.21 $          0.16-24%
Mile $          1.20 $          1.243%
Safety $          1.00 $          1.000%
Min Fare $          5.00 $          5.000%
Cancel $       10.00 $        10.000%

Price drop in September

Phoenix fares decreased by another 20%, in addition to the 16% drop back in January, which totals 32% total from January:

1/6/20158/28/20159/11/2015Jan DecreaseSept Decrease
Base Fare $       2.00 $         1.50 $         1.0025%-33%
Minute $       0.20 $         0.18 $         0.1610%-11%
Mile $       1.20 $         1.05 $         0.9013%-14%
Safety $       1.00 $         1.00 $         1.000%0%
Min Fare $       4.00 $         4.00 $         4.000%0%
Cancel $    10.00 $         5.00 $         5.0050%0%

Here were the fare Increases:

Delaware fares increased by 15%:

8/28/20159/11/2015Sept Increase
Base Fare $         2.00 $         2.7638%
Minute $         0.18 $         0.196%
Mile $         1.50 $         1.521%
Safety $         1.00 $         1.000%
Min Fare $         5.00 $         5.6012%
Cancel $         5.00 $         5.000%

Atlanta fares increased by 15% or back to the original fares before the fare cut back in August:

9/14/20159/30/2015Sept Increase
Base Fare $        1.15 $        1.3013%
Minute $        0.16 $        0.160%
Mile $        0.75 $        1.0033%
Safety $        1.00 $        1.000%
Min Fare $        5.00 $        5.000%
Cancel $        6.00 $        6.000%

Milwaukee fares increased by 23%:

9/14/20159/30/2015Sept Increase
Base Fare $        1.00 $        1.2525%
Minute $        0.15 $        0.2033%
Mile $        1.00 $        1.1010%
Safety $        1.00 $        1.000%
Min Fare $        4.00 $        5.0025%
Cancel $        5.00 $        5.000%
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