Cana­dian Town Hires Uber

Honolulu Star-Advertiser - - BUSINESS -

Uber has fought its way into ci­ties around the world and now op­er­ates in 70 coun­tries. But in In­n­is­fil, a small town north of Toronto, the car-hail­ing ser­vice has been hired as an al­ter­na­tive to public trans­porta­tion. This past week, the town started a pi­lot pro­gram for what Uber says is its first full rideshar­ing-tran­sit part­ner­ship. In­n­is­fil has set aside 100,000 Cana­dian dol­lars (about $74,000) to pay Uber for sub­si­dized rides for its 36,000 res­i­dents.

EMILY BERL FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.