What Austinites are saying about ride-hailing service Fare’s farewell

Posted June 6th, 2017

Tuesday’s news that Fare, one of Austin’s many ride-hailing services, would be leaving the city might not have come as much of a surprise. 

The app was one of several services that popped up in Austin after major providers Lyft and Uber left the city after a failed attempt to overturn its mandatory fingerprint requirements for drivers. 

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Well (as you almost definitely have heard) Uber is back. And Lyft too. While the return of the two ride-hailing giants was welcomed by some and resented by others, it was not great news for the little guys, like Fare, who had surfaced in their absence. 

Is Austin sad to say goodbye to another ride-hailing option? Check out what people are saying about Fare’s farewell below:









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