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Taxi officials call on Uber to provide tipping in its app

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 05:50

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An Uber driver helping a customer into his car in New York. The city's Taxi and Limousine Commission announced a proposal on Monday requiring car services that accept only credit cards to allow passengers to tip the driver using their card.

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NEW Yorkers have been able to tip a taxi driver by adding a few dollars to their bill before swiping a credit card for years. But they cannot add a tip when they use the popular ride-hailing app Uber.

Now officials are moving to require Uber to provide a tipping option in

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