Despite rejection and challenges in different cities globally, international transport industry disrupter UBER seems to be using the critics to rise above standards.
Today, Uber has launched in Mombasa, making it the latest city to join the list of smart transportation hubs in Africa.
Uber launches in Mombasa today – second Kenyan city after Nairobi pic.twitter.com/EeadpJMHGA
— Larry Madowo (@LarryMadowo) March 23, 2016
Currently operating in 399 cities( Inclusive of Mombasa) Uber has found Mombasa a cultural and economic hub based on the numbers of both local and international tourist visiting every year hence a key reason for the launch.
Uber’s innovative platform connects drivers with riders in real time, at the touch of a button. Whether you’re going to work or going out with friends, Uber provides an affordable, safe and reliable way to get across the city.
Uber is now active in 399 cities around the world. Most recent: Mombasa, Kenya.
— Rob Price (@robaeprice) March 23, 2016
“We’re really excited to launch Uber in Mombasa. Giving locals and visitors in Mombasa an affordable, easy and flexible choice to move around the city safely and reliably.” Noted Nate Anderson, acting General Manager for Uber Kenya
In addition to the above, Operation manager for Uber Kenya Kagure Wamunyu noted that the unveiling of Uber brings about a reliable compliment to existing transport options which will help improve urban mobility in Mombasa,reduce traffic congestion and the environment impact of vehicles at the same time.