Uber to Refund Riders Charged Surge Fee During Brooklyn Subway Shooting

Uber says New Yorkers who were charged surge pricing during the shooting at a Brooklyn subway station, which left 16 people injured and delayed the transit system during rush hour, can get a refund.

Commuters turned to the rideshare app Tuesday morning after the violent scene unfolded only to find that fares were increased by the company “due to increased demand” in the area, according to multiple social media posts.

Shannon McDonagh tweeted, “@Uber ⁩ turn off surges in sunset park. People are scared, let them get out safely,” with an image of the app that showed a $68.49 fare from Sunset Park.

Multiple people were shot during

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