LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Angelenos who ride Uber for their daily commutes have a new option to save a few bucks.
The ride-sharing company on Tuesday launched its new Ride Pass monthly subscription service for Los Angeles and four other cities — Austin, Orlando, Denver and Miami.READ MORE: Judge Overturns Attempted Murder Conviction For Ignacio Ixta Jr.
For a monthly fee of $24.99 in LA ($14.99 in the other cities) rider can lock in a flat rate for all rides taken with UberX and UberPool.READ MORE: Michael Ray Armijo Convicted In 1993 Rape, Kidnapping Cold Case
Uber said that Ride Pass could save riders up to 15 percent on their overall monthly travel expenses.
“Ride Pass is designed to take the guesswork out of riding so you can confidently plan your day with Uber without any unwelcome surprises,” Dan Bilen, Uber product manager, wrote in blog post.MORE NEWS: 'It's Heartbreaking': ArcLight Cinemas, Pacific Theatres To Close Permanently Due To Pandemic Losses
Lyft also recently launched a monthly subscription plan. Lyft’s “All-Access Plan” for $299 a month get 30 rides costing up to $15 each.