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Uber cut Uberx prices in many of its cities earlier this year. While the extra $1 isn’t a huge burden on costs, the charge does feel un-Uber, as the company has advertised “clear pricing” as one of its main strengths.
Update: Added info from Uber’s Safe Rides blog.