Bill Hall

What do you think? Is Williamsport ready for Uber?

This Tuesday at 6:30PM at Way Cool Beans, there will be a meeting to discuss the pros and cons of the ride-sharing service, lead by Bill Hall, who currently drives for Uber, (though he has to commute to State College to do so!)

Here’s some of the discussion points that will be covered:

For Riders:

  • UBER now operates in all PA counties except Clinton (Lock Haven), Lycoming (Williamsport), Union (Lewisburg), Northumberland (Sunbury)
  • UBER has been in State College, PA since February 2015
  • DUIs in State College have been reduced by 78%
  • Average time to pick up: 4 minutes
  • Average fare: $6.00
  • NO cash changes hands, all money runs through app
  • No downtown/airport parking hassles
  • Use UBER and lower the maintenance/expenses of your own vehicle
  • App allows you to split fares with other people sharing your ride
  • Download rider app from uber.com, sign petition

For Drivers:

  • Creates jobs
  • Drive when you feel like it, anywhere in PA, NJ, MD, NY
  • Must be 21, no history of DUI
  • Must pass criminal history check
  • Car must be 10 years old or newer
  • Download driver’s app to apply
  • Use INVITE CODE: U1ZDSHCZUE
  • After first 10 drives get $100.00 bonus if you use above code