Brightline partners with Uber to add rideshare to tickets

ORLANDO, Fla. — People looking to travel between Orlando and Miami will have a new way to get to and from Brightline stations in South Florida.


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Brighline announced Friday that it would partner with Brightline+ and Uber to offer rideshare assistance in the Brighline+ app.

This partnership is the first time Uber has linked to a high-speed rail service in the United States.

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The rideshare option will help travelers avoid highway traffic and make it easier to get to and from the five Brightline stations.

The company said this would help customers and already facilitate airport shuttles, event shuttles, and electric golf carts.

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Guests can add a private or shared Uber ride along with their Brightline train ticket.

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