App-based, on-demand car service Uber has entered into partnerships with public transportation authorities in two American cities, Dallas and Atlanta, to encourage local residents to ride public transportation by bridging remaining gaps between public transportation networks and residents. By integrating the Uber ordering app into existing public transportation mobile ticketing apps in an effort to simplify connections for public transport users.

Uber’s data has shown that one in four trips take place in the vicinity of a public transport hubs, thereby suggesting a complementary connection between Uber’s services and public transportation.

Source: City Lab article 

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