Uber seeks to crack into mountain market

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — Ride-sharing services — most notably Uber and Lyft — have shaken up the transportation business in many of the country’s major cities. But the services’ impact in the mountains has so far been limited. Uber is trying to change that, but faces a number of challenges.Uber is an app-driven service that combines drivers with passengers, providing rides at rates usually far below those charged by established taxi and limo companies. The company has grown in both size and popularity in the course of a few years, but has drawn complaints about unfair competition. Uber launched apps for …

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