Uber helps voters get to the polls on Election Day by providing a $10 low cost on their rides, the company announced Wednesday.
Earlier this month Uber said it could be utilizing its know-how to assist voters get to the polls on Nov. 6 to solid their vote, and now the ride-hailing firm has expanded upon that idea to supply discounted rides to voters.
To benefit from the supply, clients have to verify they’ve the newest model of the Uber app put in, after which have to enter the Election Day promo code, which might be made out there on Nov. 6.
The discounted supply solely applies to rides on to polling stations and doesn’t embrace Utah, Michigan and Puerto Rico.
Uber has already partnered with #VoteTogether and Democracy Works to make sure transport just isn’t a barrier to those that might have in any other case battled to get to the polls.
Over 150,000 potential voters have acquired promo codes by way of #VoteTogether, enabling them to get a experience to and from the polls.
Lyft has implemented a similar concept, providing 50 p.c off rides throughout the nation to voters, and free rides to these in communities struggling to get to the polls on Election Day.
As the corporate famous, over 15 million individuals had been registered however didn’t vote in 2016 due to transportation points.
Lyft has partnered with Vote.org, Nonprofit Vote, TurboVote and different organizations to distribute promo codes to those that want them.