We’re excited to announce that our friends at Transit App are officially integrating Uber into their app, giving their customers across North America one more option to get around their cities. Transit App reimagines the everyday commute using new technologies and services to let customers accurately find their next departure instantly. Now with the power of the Uber API, they’re adding another reliable option for their customers to get from point A to point B, and a way to save time and money in their daily commute.
“When urbanites move through their city, they are constantly weighing the cost, convenience and speed of each transport option. With our Uber integration, we’re making it easier to solve that equation so you can quickly get on your way.”
—Jake Sion, Director of Strategy & Development at Transit App
Challenge: unlock Uber on Transit App
Our friends at Transit App are rolling out Uber to 47 cities, and they are letting you decide when that will happen. Starting today, Transit App will be counting how frequently people are using the app on its website. Each time you launch Transit App, the counter goes up. Once the app has been used 4 million times, Uber will be released across North America. Visit the Transit App site to learn more about the challenge.
Getting to your destination faster with the Uber API
We’ve all been there before–you’re in a hurry and you need to get to your destination as soon as possible. Once the integration goes live, Transit App customers will be able to request an Uber in Nearby Mode or simply through their trip planner, making it easier and faster for users to get where they need to go. Customers will not only be able to view real-time ETAs for their Uber, but they’ll also get approximate fare costs and trip comparisons. It will even take into account the time it will take for your Uber to arrive before you request it. If you decide to roll with Uber, all you have to do is swipe left or right to browse through the different Uber offerings available, select the one that suits your need, and you’re ready to go.
Already a Fan of Uber?
Not a problem, we’ve got you covered. Our friends at Transit App created a way for you to favorite Uber so it appears at the top of Nearby Mode, alongside all your favorite transit routes when you pull out your app!
Free Ride (up to $30) for New Users
If you haven’t used Uber yet but you’ve always been curious about it, then this is your chance to try Uber for free alongside one of your favorite apps. Simply open up Transit App and request a ride or open up the Uber app and use promo code: TRANSITAPP