Anyone in need of a taxi in Wilmington will have a new option beginning today. Uber, the ultra popular smartphone app for ordering a taxi, has finally come to the Port City.
According to Uber's press release, the cost for a ride from Mayfaire Town Center to Wrightsville Beach will be $4, UNCW to Mayfaire Town Center will be $12, and from the ILM airport to UNCW will be around $14.
Uber claims to be 45 percent cheaper than local taxi services.
Uber also began offering service today in five other North Carolina cities: Durham, Chapel Hill, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Fayetteville.
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