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Uber brings back carpooling service, but under a new name MPNRC

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Ride-hailing company Uber, which suspended its shared ridesharing service – Uber Pool – amid the pandemic has now relaunched the facility in the US under a new name, UberX Share.

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The service is available in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Phoenix, San Diego, Portland, Oregon, Indianapolis and Pittsburgh. This formal launch followed a quiet start in November, when it was only available as part of a pilot test in Miami, Engadget reports.

The new shared ride feature is similar to Uber’s pre-pandemic carpooling feature, but with additional cash incentives. Riders who choose an UberX share will be matched with any other co-riders traveling in the same direction.

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The report said that in exchange for the hassle and extra time spent on the road, Uber will offer passengers a discount of up to 20 percent on the total fare.

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The report states that in case riders do not match with a co-rider, they will get an up-front discount on their ride which varies in amount.

It states that the fare for an UberX share will always be less than the equivalent ride for UberX.

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