Drivers Encouraged To Sign Up For Uber At Griffith, Service Now Available To Drivers | News from the region


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After confirming to The Area News just days ago that Uber was not on the cards for regional communities like Griffith, the global ride-sharing juggernaut has backed down, confirming the service is available with effect. immediate. Locals will now have the option of registering as drivers and contributing to the gig economy, working as little or as much as they want. Community members will now have another transportation option at their fingertips, but if driver usage is slow, the ridesharing service is unlikely to take off. Uber spokesperson Bryony Czujko noted that the service could complement existing transport services offered in Griffith, especially during peak hours. “For bikers, what we see most often in regional areas is that carpooling complements other transportation options at peak times, such as Friday and Saturday evenings, during holiday periods and on major occasions. events, ”Ms. Czujko said. READ MORE In 2020, the app was supposed to go live across New South Wales, making it one of the largest geographic locations covered by the service globally, but the pandemic has cut short expansion plans. “For drivers in regional areas, we see the Uber app as an opportunity for people to earn extra money on weekends or during peak tourist periods in their community.” Griffith City Council Mayor Doug Curran said the arrival of the rideshare service was “positive”. “This is a good thing for the residents of Griffith, I hope they will embrace this alternative transportation service that is now available in our community,” said Councilor Curran. “It’s a positive move, and it will especially help visitors get around town and help us ‘keep up with the jones’.” To register as a partner driver and earn money on the Uber platform, you can start here. Griffith taxi services and bus lines continue to operate normally. Our journalists work hard to provide local and up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can access our trusted content:

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