Pro Tips for Seattle’s Carpocolypse

The I-90 closure. No doubt you’ve been dreading the so called ‘carpocolypse’ and begging your boss to let you take vacation early to avoid the traffic. With all westbound traffic on I-90 reduced to a single lane, things are bound to get jam packed and jelly tight for your morning commute. WSDOT is urging drivers to take alternative routes and reduce the number of wheels on the road whenever possible. But fear not, dear commuters, Uber is here to rescue you from your traffic woes with pro tips and an extra special partnership with SkyLaunch Marinas.

Pro Tips:

    • Fare Split! Carpool with coworkers and let road rage take a back seat on your morning commute. Less cars means less traffic and
    • We are expecting to be extra busy during this time so bear with us!
    • If your ride takes a bit longer, remember it’s not the driver’s fault.
    • Grab a drink or a bite to eat after work to avoid peak time traffic! Check out #UberApproved places like Daniel’s Broiler and Japonessa!
    • Work from home or a coffee shop if possible!

Keep in mind that 520 will be completely closed on Tuesday, July 22nd with President Obama in town. Plan accordingly!

Boatpooling with Uber & Sky Launch Marinas:

Looking for an alternative to I-90 and 520? We are excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Sky Launch Marinas to introduce a creative solution: Boatpooling!

Drive your boat to the Sky Launch Marina on North Lake Union, enjoy FREE mooring and they’ll hook you up with 50% off your ride to the office!*

Be everyone’s favorite co-worker by inviting them to start their day off with a boat ride and half price Uber!

Good Luck and Uber on, Seattle!


Team Uber Seattle


*Some limitations apply. Offer valid 7/21-7/24, limited to the first 10 boats to register per day. Vessels 27′ and under only. Registration is required. No cost for moorage. If you have any questions, please reach out to Seattle Boat Co. at 206-633-2628.

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