City of Gainesville, Florida and Uber Partnership “Freedom In Motion” Senior Transportation Pilot Program, 2015
5 minutes Date Enacted: Sep 1, 2015 Dates given are approximate.
Eligible senior citizens in Gainesville are able to utilize Uber. The program costs seniors between $1 and $5 to cover a copay, while the copay may be reduced or waived depending on an individual’s income. Limited capacity smartphones are provided for seniors who do not currently own one, the phone will be able to access Uber as well as call 911 and other emergency contacts.