Arro wants to be the go-to app for taxi services, and it's cheaper than Uber without the hassle of surge pricing

In the midst of what has become a global crackdown on ride-sharing services, a new app is helping traditional taxi cab drivers catch up with the times. Arro is a smartphone app that works like Uber, but instead lets you hail a yellow or green taxi cab and pay for it with the touch of a button.

This isn't the fist attempt at integrating e-hailing applications amongst traditional taxis, but no effort has yet garnered enough support to challenge Uber and Lyft. But while these ride sharing giants are known for surge prices, Arro promises to eliminate the threatens to eliminate the annoying charge—a move that threatens to undercut their competitors.

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