As more drivers return to Uber, wait times will decrease and prices will go down

Bob Sirott

FILE – In this July 15, 2015, file photo, Uber driver Karim Amrani sits in his car parked near the San Francisco International Airport parking area in San Francisco. Uber announced Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, that it will offer a free website, called “Movement,” expected to be available to the public in mid-February. Although anyone can use the website, Uber says it believes its main audience will be city officials dealing with congestion in their streets and transit systems. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

A nationwide driver shortage has led to a rideshare surge with Uber and Lyft. Robert Kellman, Head of Midwest Policy at Uber, joined Bob Sirott to talk about a $250 million incentive program to raise driver pay in hopes of drivers return to the platform so wait times will decrease and prices will go down.

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