Reply to post: Re: I'm not sure I see how they get to profitability

What's that? Uber isn't actually worth $82bn? Reverse-gear IPO shows the gig (economy) is up

Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: I'm not sure I see how they get to profitability

But what about surge capacity, such as for cities with major sports venues? Surge capacity has always been a major infrastructure problem that also has no easy solution: a lot of space-consuming infrastructure (vehicles take up space somewhere 24/7) that isn't used often but when needed is NEEDED.

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