Uber launches UberBike in Amsterdam
Uber is cozying as much as cyclists in Amsterdam, a metropolis the place there are extra bicycles than individuals, with the launch of UberBike.
UberBike lets cyclists order a automotive that’s outfitted with a motorcycle rack. The thought right here is that a lot of individuals cycle, however not everybody needs to journey all over the place they go, whether or not it’s as a result of they’re drained or due to the climate.
UberBike works like another Uber service. Customers in Amsterdam will have the ability to see the Uber Bike choice subsequent to the standard suspects — Uber Black, UberX, and so on. — and select that choice when choosing their decide-up location.
When the driving force arrives, off they go together with the bike in tow.
The fee is identical as a daily UberX journey, plus an additional €four for the bike.
It’s all moderately easy and easy. Nonetheless, cyclists characterize a somewhat unclaimed territory for the transportation big, so this check might discover its approach into different bicycle-heavy markets quickly sufficient.
You possibly can take a look at the complete announcement right here.