Study: Some blacks and women pay more on Uber

(TIML News) A research study that looked at differences in black and white riders’ wait and cancellation times using UberX and Lyft also found differences in distance and sometimes cost for women and for African-American riders.Both women and African-Americans had slightly longer and therefore sometimes more expensive rides, the research published Monday found.

Researchers used black and white, male and female university students to study the behavior of drivers for UberX and Lyft in Seattle and Boston. The study appeared Monday on the National Bureau of Economic Research website.636130367858492992-lyft