DC, uberX is Arriving Now!

Sometimes Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman needs UberBLACK to pick him up from an awards dinner or a ziMS Foundation fundraiser—but most of the time he just needs a clean, comfortable ride to work! So this afternoon Zimmerman opted for a casual commute that had all the bases covered: better, faster, and cheaper than a taxi.

That’s right, uberX has officially
arrived in the nation’s capital!

As our “Rider Zero,” Zimmerman took the inaugural uberX DC trip to Nats Park in a brand new Toyota Camry hybrid with his driver, Peter. Whether it’s a trip to the ballpark or the grocery store, uberX is the low-cost ride of choice for this walk-off home run hero.



WHAT IS uberX?

uberX is our low-cost option, combining the same great Uber quality you’re used to with prices cheaper than a taxi. On uberX you’ll find a mix of hybrid and mid-range cars—such as the Prius and Toyota Camry—in a variety of styles, with seating for up to four people.


With no fees for extra passengers, stops, or luggage, you can expect an uberX trip to be cheaper than a standard taxi.

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uberX is available starting right now throughout the DC area, including Northern Virginia and Maryland, and will operate 24/7. Please keep in mind that uberX is still in beta mode and availability will be limited at first, but we encourage you to open up the app and give it a try.

Need any more convincing? Just ask our Rider Zero, Ryan Zimmerman!

– Team Uber DC

Not yet signed up for Uber? Get $15 off your first Uber ride (including uberX!) with promo code UBERXDC! Promo not valid for uberTAXI.

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