Corpus ID: 5079671

OpenStreetCab: Exploiting Taxi Mobility Patterns in New York City to Reduce Commuter Costs

@article{Salnikov2015OpenStreetCabET,
  title={OpenStreetCab: Exploiting Taxi Mobility Patterns in New York City to Reduce Commuter Costs},
  author={Vsevolod Salnikov and Renaud Lambiotte and Anastasios Noulas and Cecilia Mascolo},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2015},
  volume={abs/1503.03021}
}
  • Vsevolod Salnikov, Renaud Lambiotte, +1 author Cecilia Mascolo
  • Published 2015
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • ArXiv
  • The rise of Uber as the global alternative taxi operator has attracted a lot of interest recently. [...] Key Method In addition to movement, this data contains information on the fares paid by the taxi customers for each trip. As a result we are given the opportunity to provide a first head to head comparison between the iconic yellow taxi and its modern competitor, Uber, in one of the world's largest metropolitan centres. We identify situations when Uber X, the cheapest version of the Uber taxi service, tends…Expand Abstract

    Figures and Topics from this paper.

    Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

    Citations

    Publications citing this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 28 CITATIONS

    Analyzing Uber's Ride-sharing Economy

    VIEW 1 EXCERPT
    CITES METHODS

    FILTER CITATIONS BY YEAR

    2015
    2020

    CITATION STATISTICS

    • 1 Highly Influenced Citations

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-4 OF 4 REFERENCES

    Understanding individual human mobility

    • Marta C Gonzalez, Cesar A Hidalgo, Albert-Laszlo Barabasi
    • pat- terns. Nature,
    • 2008
    VIEW 2 EXCERPTS

    http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/12/ taxi-fares-in-new-york-to-rise-by-17/?_r=0

    • Taxi Fares To Rise
    • 2012