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Latest Ride Share Figures at McCarran

Discussion in 'Getting There & Getting Around' started by Las Vegan Cajun, Aug 12, 2017.

  1. Las Vegan Cajun

    Las Vegan Cajun Low-Roller

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    The following is a summary of TNC operations at McCarran Airport for July 2017.

    1. There were a total of 177,587 for TNC Pick-ups in July, an 85.7% increase from July 2016 (95,584)
    This is a 6.3% increase from last month, June 2017 (166,959)

    2. There were a total of 236,915 for TNC Drop-offs in July, a 74.6% increase from July 2016 (135,662)
    This is a 5.9increase from last month, June 2017 (223,640)

    3. The cumulative yearly total increased by 123.4% with 1,046,692 TNC Pick-ups compared to 468,275 for the same period in
    2016.

    The cumulative yearly total increased by 103.0% with 1,428,692 for TNC Drop-offs compared to 703,744 for the same period
    in 2016.

    4. McCarran International Airport TNC Pick-up and Drop-off grand total for July 2017 totaled 414,502 trips.

    5. For the whole year in 2016 TNC pick-ups at McCarran International totaled 1,033,771 trips and TNC drop-off totaled trips
    reached 1,527,011 trips.

    6. July 2017 was the best month so far for TNC pick-ups and Drop offs totals for trips at McCarran airport.
     
  2. spicole

    spicole Low-Roller

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    TNC?
     
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  3. bruceb

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    Transportation Network Company (uber, lyft, etc)
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  4. savage810

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    Very interesting. Are there similar taxi stats for comparison?
     
  5. Tex

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    Probably not since there's not enough time in the day to compile the numbers when you spend so much time long hauling thru the tunnel.
     
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  6. mrem3200

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    Any ideas why the drop off #'s are so much higher than the pick ups?
     
  7. bigalbr

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    I know I used to take the shuttle to the hotel and a cab back. That would probably be an Uber now. Plus you have people who get a limo to the hotel and just Uber back.
     
  8. SH0CK

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    Speculation on my part, but Lyft and Uber paper the town with codes for new users, so I suspect them pick up more people trying them out during their trip then on the way home. That, and I find the pickup area for terminal 1 to be such a pain that I'm more likely to suck it up and take a cab on my way to the hotel.
     
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    There are a few reasons why I imagine the disparity exists between trips from and to the airport.

    Travel from the airport via uber/lyft is a little more complicated than drop off since the walk to the pickup spot is usually longer than the taxi pickup from baggage, and not as obvious (you can see the taxistand from baggage in T3, not sure about the other terminals)

    People tend to be anxious to start the vacation so the taxis may appear to be the fastest option.

    Some airports still block Uber/lyft pickup so people may assume that the same is true in Vegas.

    Maybe the locals are more prone to being picked up than dropped off?

    I would expect over time to discrepancy to narrow a bit but I doubt it would ever be eliminated.
     
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    Do you have the data source, please? Not that I don't trust you, but you know - trust, then verify :) I'm a primary data source person....
     
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    Perfect - answers my questions and savage810's ;-)


    Taxicab Counts July 2017
    Completed: 8/2/17
    The following is a summary of the taxicab operations at McCarran Airport for July 2017.

    1. There were a total of 269,856 taxis loaded in July, a 8.0% decrease from July 2016 (293,359). This is a 3.6% decrease from last month, June 2017 (279,976).

    2. Of the above total, 169,250 were from Terminal 1; 91,662 were from Terminal 3; and 8,944 were from the MRACC.

    3. The cumulative yearly total decreased by 9.0% with 2,099,135 taxis loaded compared to 2,307,596 for the same period in 2016.
     
  13. CLE_Greg

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    Exactly. We always have a car service pick us up and Uber back. It's so much more convenient to have someone waiting with a sign when you land, they are happy to stop by the liquor store for some room drink supplies, and catching an Uber to the airport is the easiest way back IMO.
     
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    I don't find it that difficult, isn't it still across from the terminal, in the parking structure, on the third floor or something?
     
  15. Las Vegan Cajun

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    Yes it is on level 2M (Excalibur).