Ride-sharing app Uride launches in Kamloops

Ride sharing is here

A new ride-share service is hitting the gas in Kamloops Friday.

Uride is launching service in the Tournament Capital at 3 p.m. on Friday.

“The people of Kamloops deserve reliable transportation,” Cody Ruberto, CEO and founder of Uride, said in a news release announcing the service last month.

“Uride was created with the mission of ending impaired driving, and we never want to see people stranded without a ride home.”

Uride said they began recruiting local drivers earlier this year.

Uride launched in Kelowna on May 5.

In honour of the launch, Uride said it will be offering unto 50 per cent off all rides in Kelowna and Kamloops until June 12, with the code BC50 when booking— up to a $10 discount.

“Kamloops will be our second city launch in British Columbia and we’re excited to bring a reliable service to the community,” Ruberto said.

“We know there’s a huge need for affordable rides with quick pickup times and we can’t wait to start operating in the city.”

For more information or to download the Uride app, go online to uridetech.com

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