Study 2

Study: Uber Economics by Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University (May 2018)

The potential diversion of passengers from public transit to Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) is attracting considerable attention in metropolitan regions. Despite this, relatively little microeconomic analysis has been made available to explore how service attributes affect choices between ridesharing and public transit. To fill this shortfall, this study evaluates prices and service levels for Lyft, Lyft Line, Uber, UberPool and Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) services in Chicago.

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