Uber Launches UberHop in Toronto
The ride hailing company has launched its new service UberHop in Seattle and Toronto, providing flat rides on weekdays for four specific routes during rush hours for five dollars.
This service will take up to five passengers to and from downtown. This service includes pickup of five passengers from the same spots and routes using minivans and SUV’s.
There is a huge response from people who like to have an efficient and comfortable journey. Still, this operation has not started in some routes, but Uber is taking actions to expand its service in relative routes.
The offer will be available from 7 am to 10 pm and 4.30 pm to 7.30 pm between Liberty village and financial district, city place and financial district, Distillery district and financial district and Fork York and financial district on weekdays. These areas are considered to be a high density area which a number of people going to and from downtown.
Uber is planning to add more drivers providing a better option for passengers. When the user opens the app, they will be located to a meeting spot with a departure time for the vehicle within few minutes.
UberHop will be applied to more commuting routes even outside commuting hours. This service will take four to five passengers in a car rather than one or two.
The city opposed the corporation’s action of charging a direct fare for transportation with the exception of tours and charter buses and free shuttle services.