Miami – today your Uber has arrived and to celebrate all rides will be FREE! It’s been a long journey to get here, but you can’t stop a movement. Today Miamians get transportation choice and finally a new way to get around – on their schedule, on their budget and in style.
Over the past two years, we’ve listened to your emails, tweets and calls for better transportation options – and now we’re delivering what we promised: UberX is here. It’s a seamless, reliable and affordable transportation alternative and we’re launching in Miami just in time for summer: better, faster, and over 25% cheaper than a taxi.
To date, tens of thousands of South Florida residents and visitors have opened the Uber app to connect with a reliable ride, only to find their transportation needs couldn’t be met. Miami deserves better. Today, Miami joins over 120 cities in 36 countries around the world where riders have more choices and drivers have access to more economic opportunities.
With uberX, we’re delivering riders a modern, safe, innovative and affordable way to move around Miami. Ridesharing allows drivers to use their own cars, choose their own hours and supplement their income by utilizing Uber’s technology. – and riders can connect to a safe, reliable and affordable ride at the touch of a button. Ridesharing has rapidly spread across the country and has been embraced by a number of cities, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, Atlanta and Dallas. And today, Miami joins that list and the innovation economy.
Flo Rida Zero Lets the Good Times Roll!
Known for his breakthrough hits, Flo Rida rolled through town as Miami’s Rider Zero to be principal for the day at Edison Middle School. While Flo Rida may have the keys to the city, uberX partner Esteban Bueno held the key to his stylish ride. Esteban enjoys the flexibility of partnering with Uber to supplement his income while running his own helicopter business.
Try UberX For Free!
Miami, you’ve been waiting too long for better options and it’s time you get rewarded. The only thing better than rides 27% cheaper than a taxi is FREE rides. For a limited time, uberX rides are FREE so you can explore Miami in a whole new way.
How does it work? Like magic.
In a city where transportation alternatives are few and far between, Uber provides a modern, convenient, and cost-effective way to get around town. Now, with the tap of a button, your driver will arrive and whisk you away to dinner in Brickell, to the American Airlines Arena to cheer on the Heat (Let’s go HEAT!), or a safe ride home after a night on South Beach.
- Download the app or sign up here.
- No promo code necessary, tap a button and get a ride.
- FREE rides available in Miami. (5 free rides up to $40 through 6/20)
If you don’t see an uberX at first, don’t worry! Since Uber is still in testing phase, there may be times when availability is limited. Just refresh your Uber app again after a few minutes to request a ride and you’ll be on your way.
The UberX Details
In Miami, uberX delivers reliability with prices up to 27% cheaper than taxi. Drivers on uberX have mid-range or hybrid vehicles in a variety of colors and styles, with seating for up to four people.
To maintain the Uber standard you expect, all drivers pass Uber’s rigorous screening process. In order to be an uberX driver in Miami, drivers must pass:
- A stringent background check
- A driving history check
- Ongoing quality controls
As always, your safety and satisfaction remain our highest priority. All Uber rides are backed by the driver’s insurance policy as well as our corporate insurance policy, and you will always have the option to rate every driver and contribute to the quality with your feedback
Start enjoying your free uberX rides today! Questions? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Uber Miami Team
Today, we are excited to announce that Uber will give $5.5M to support a new robotics faculty chair as well as three fellowships at CMU. This gift is part of a partnership we announced earlier this year. In addition, we’re pumped to be part of a growing innovation ecosystem in Pittsburgh that includes world leading research institutions and companies, as well as an increasing number of start-ups.
A new report conducted in partnership with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) reveals that when empowered with more transportation options like Uber, people are making better choices that save lives.