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Dec. 19, 2013 2:00 pm

Comparing Lyft, Uber and Baltimore city taxis

A row of Uber vehicles. Photo courtesy of Uber.

What’s the best form of transportation to take — if your choices are Uber, Lyft or a Baltimore city taxi — from Hampden to Fells Point?

Baltimore Sun reporter and photographer tried the journey using all three services. Using Lyft it cost $15. A Baltimore city taxi did the journey for $18.40 including tip. A standard Uber ride (not uberX, the version of Uber’s service that uses everyday, unlicensed drivers, as Lyft does): $61, after a $10 promo was applied.

Read the full comments about each of the rides at the Baltimore Sun.

And also take a look at Technical.ly Baltimore’s coverage about the battle over ridesharing happening in Baltimore city.

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