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Uber is coming to Cedar Rapids

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

The cab service, Uber is launching in Cedar Rapids, Thursday at 11 a.m.

It connects riders and drivers through an app on your smartphone. You can pay through your phone and track your driver, as well. To celebrate its launch, Uber is offering free rides for new and existing customers through December 11th.

Cedar Rapids is not Iowa's first city with the service, Des Moines launched it earlier this year.


 

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