POOL for a subway fare

Over the past 3 weekends, thousands of people have taken advantage of $5 uberPOOL flat rates between Williamsburg and Manhattan. As the final 2 weeks of the L train shutdown approach, we’re lowering flat rates to ensure you can get where you need, when you need.


uberPOOL rides are $2.75 for 2 weekends between Brooklyn and Manhattan along the L Line

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With $2.75 uberPOOL rides, there’s no reason to feel confined to your borough. Spring is a peak season for local restaurants, retailers, and galleries alike. We encourage you to ride to your favorite businesses all along the L Line and support the local economy.

“I’ve heard many concerns from my constituents, especially people who work on the weekends and small business owners, about the economic impact of the weekend L shutdowns. I want to thank Uber for providing an affordable alternative for those who depend on the train.” 

Councilman Antonio Reynoso, District 34

Remember, you can take an uberPOOL to the Williamsburg outpost of The Meatball Shop for a free ice cream sandwich with purchase.

“It’s amazing and incredibly generous that uberPOOL is offering rides at the same cost as the subway to New Yorkers. The L train being shut down has potential serious impact on local businesses, residents, and employees commuting back and forth to the area. The Meatball Shop is thrilled to partner with Uber because we believe that any New Yorker dealing with this transportation issue deserve a free Ice Cream Sandwich!”

Daniel Holzman, Executive Chef / Co-Owner of The Meatball Shop

HOW IT WORKS

  1. Open your app
  2. Select the uberPOOL option at the bottom of your screen
  3. Request!
  4. You may be matched with another rider going the same way
  5. Whether or not you’re matched, your fare to or from Brooklyn along the L Line will cost no more than $2.75

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DETAILS

  • $2.75 flat rates apply automatically for trips starting and ending along the L Line in the areas highlighted in blue:

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  • Flat rates will run between 11:30pm on Fridays until 5am on Mondays, from May 8 – May 18
  • Surge does not apply to these $2.75 flat rates
  • Ride uberPOOL to Williamsburg and show your trip receipt to your server at The Meatball Shop for a free ice cream sandwich with purchase
Never tried uberPOOL? Learn more here.
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