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An Uber sticker is seen on a car at the start of a protest by ride share drivers on Aug. 20, in Los Angeles. Uber said it will sell its self-driving research unit to startup Aurora.

An Uber sticker is seen on a car at the start of a protest by ride share drivers on Aug. 20, in Los Angeles. Uber said it will sell its self-driving research unit to startup Aurora.

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Rideshare Apps Are Exceedingly Expensive, Now More Than Ever

As the economy starts coming back to what it used to look like, many passengers who use rideshare apps are seeing fares go up, doubling and tripling the cost of what it used to look like before the pandemic.

Reset talks to a transportation expert about the shortage of drivers and what it would take to get reasonable fares again.

GUEST: Sam Kling, fellow and director of global cities research at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs

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