SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Uber, the mobile app car service company, announced Wednesday it is launching its uberX taxi-like service in sprawling Silicon Valley, a region notorious for long commutes, corporate shuttle buses and grinding traffic jams.
The new service is expected to appeal to legions of tech workers who work odd hours as well as to Peninsula and South Bay residents seeking alternatives to traditional taxis. An uberX trip from San Francisco International Airport to Palo Alto is $60. UberX prices have typically been 10% less than a taxi.
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