Uber prices have risen a lot lately, so the free delivery option allows the company to offer cheaper costs.
a Uber It brings back shared travel with a new name: UberX Share. The carpool product is available for the first time as a pilot project in Miami.
The company suspended ride-sharing in Uber Pools in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the company promised earlier this month that it plans to re-share rides.
Uber prices have gone up a lot lately, so the free delivery option allows the company to offer cheaper costs that can make Uber a more popular transportation option.
On an UberX Share trip, you will only travel with another person (other than the driver) during the trip. Everyone in the car must wear a mask, even if they are all vaccinated.
UberX Share trips will get 5% off and you will receive Uber Cash if someone else is taken during your trip.
It’s not clear when UberX Share might expand, and the company said on Tuesday it didn’t have anything additional to share about future rollout plans in other cities.
Uber competitor Lyft reinstated shared rides in July after suspending the feature in March 2020.
Similar to Uber, only one passenger can enter and everyone must wear a mask. Lyft Shared Tours launched in Chicago, Denver and Philadelphia.
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