TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Ahoy, maties! Gasparilla is upon us and many are ready to celebrate the invasion and parade of pirates curious as to where they can get an Uber ride with the many street closures throughout the City of Tampa.
According to a spokesperson from Uber, the company has implemented 17 pick-up and drop-off points throughout the city this year, based on guidelines and road closures.
Uber provided the following pick-up and drop-off locations to 8 On Your Side.
- Channelside Dr and Morgan St
- Brorein Street and Florida Avenue
- Florida Avenue and Whiting Street
- Florida Avenue and Jackson Street
- Florida Avenue and Madison Street
- Florida Avenue and Twiggs Street
- Florida Avenue and Zack Street
- Florida Avenue and Polk Street
- Florida Avenue and Cass Street
- Florida Avenue and Tyler Street
- W Santiago Street and Verdant Court
- S Howard Avenue and W Stroud Avenue
- S Boulevard and W Inman Avenue
- S Rome Avenue and W Watrous Avenue
- S Carolina Avenue and W Palm Drive
- S Gunby Avenue and W Hills Avenue
- S Orleans Avenue and W Morrison Avenue
Drivers for Uber will also be offered an incentive due to the increased demand for rides this weekend.
8 On Your Side is still waiting for a response from Lyft, as well as the various scooter companies including Lime and Bird, throughout downtown Tampa.