Uber is refunding rides that surged in price after a New Jersey Transit train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey early on Thursday.
Uber has been criticized in the past for allowing ride prices to soar during emergencies.
At least three people died in the New Jersey transit crash, and around 100 people were injured.
Uber’s prices in the area initially spiked to much higher than an average ride, but the company’s New Jersey Twitter account quickly let users know that they’d get their money back. Read more…