As of 11am this morning, PST, Uber is available to people in Vancouver. After almost a decade of not being on any serious Ridehail platform, the City has opened up a fair bit of territory to drive for Uber and Lyft, if you manage to jump through all the extra hoops and fees the've imposed...
With the high cost of gas, and the low cost of electricity, and a generous Provincial AND Federal subsidy (that stack), It's kind of baffling that CTVnews has an article like this one:
For any Vancouver folks using the Seattle Forum. Please note that due to ride-hail finally coming to Canada's Third Largest Metropolitan Area, and There is now a Vancouver City forum to start populating.
Who's interested in possible runs into Canada and back? Will Uber/Lyft pay extra for this? Will these be unicorns or cow pies?
Should UP.Net create another sub forum for the northern Ants just across the border? It's very likely we will start seeing them as far south as Smokey Point and Mt...
Uber and Lyft are not allowed to operate in Vancouver, BC.
Yet. But they are pushing hard to do so.
Three Members of the BC Legislative Assembly (MLA) are asking for input from the public as they decide whether to allow U/L into their city and province, or not.
If you'd like to share your...