The non-traditional car service app Uber is now in Grand Rapids!

Have you ever heard of Uber? If not, here's how it works:

  • Download the App through Google Play or the Apple Store
  • Let Uber find your location via GPS
  • Choose your desired car type
  • Tap 'Request' and Uber will find you the nearest driver

You might be asking how Uber is different than a traditional Taxi, here's what they have to say about that:

With Uber, there’s no need to call a dispatcher or hail on the street. You can request a ride with the push of a button and track your driver’s progress to your location. Plus, we’ll notify you once your driver arrives so you can wait comfortably indoors. -Uber.com