Uber Cleveland Launches with Free Rides for 2 Weeks

Cleveland spoke, and we listened! Starting today, Uber is hitting the streets of Cleveland, giving you a seamless, stylish, and convenient way to move around the city. Two is better than one: so we are rolling out the classic UberBLACK & our ultra-affordable ridesharing option, uberX, at the same time, both FREE for 2 weeks!

  Running late for work? FREE.
  Hitting the bars in Ohio City? FREE.
baseball   Heading to The Jake? FREE.

With just the push of a button, Uber will connect you with the closest available driver in town, ready to pick you up in minutes. You’ll see a photo of your driver, the car they are driving, and even watch them on the app as they drive toward you.

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Indians second baseman, Jason Kipnis, was first to take UberBLACK for a spin in C-Town. With one tap of the Uber app, the All-Star’s private driver arrived in minutes, ready take him to the ballpark for his game against the Padres.


Heading to the ballgame, but no frills needed? Checkout uberX instead. On uberX you’ll find mid-range or hybrid vehicles in a variety of colors and styles, with seating for up to 4 people. The low cost option has Uber reliability, with prices up to 25% cheaper than a taxi.

 To start the season off right, we are giving away a SIGNED jersey from Rider Zero, Jason Kipnis.      

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For a chance to win, click the Twitter share button below & spread the Uber love! The contest runs through Monday (4/14/14, 5pm EST).

Embrace Choice

Toggle the slider at the bottom of your Uber app to choose uberX or BLACK. Within minutes, you’ll get a curbside pickup from your own private driver.

• No promo code needed. Just request and ride.

• Five FREE rides through 11:59pm on Wednesday (4/23) for up to $25 per ride.

• Greater Cleveland area only

• Download the app or signup here! 


Start enjoying your free rides today! If you don’t see an Uber at first, don’t worry! During our soft launch testing phase, there may be times when availability is limited due to high demand for Uber. Just refresh your Uber app again after a few minutes to request a ride & you’ll be on your way.

Questions? Comments? We’d love to hear from you at supportcleveland@uber.com, or tweet us @Uber_Cle.

– Team Uber Cleveland

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