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Uber will cap surge pricing during East Coast blizzard
Uber will cap surge pricing during East Coast blizzard

Uber is taking a less frosty approach to the epic blizzard bearing down on the East Coast. The ride-hailing app has announced that it will cap its controversial surge pricing -- when the cost of a fare soars during periods of heavy demand -- during the megastorm. "Uber is committed to getting riders safely and reliably to where they need to be, and we urge everyone to use extra caution when out on the roadways today," the company said in a statement. "Per our national policy, during states of emergencies, dynamic pricing will be capped and all Uber proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts." Uber said that when a state of emergency...

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