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A city in Central Florida is subsidizing Uber

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Some cities have decided to bypass on expensive, mass transit infrastructure  buses. 

In Altamonte Springs, a city just north of Orlando Florida, officials had to abandon their plans to build a brand new, technologically advanced, on-demand bus system because of cost. 

Instead, they’ve deciding to use Uber.

Altamonte Springs city manager Frank Martz said he expects other cities in Florida will replicate the city’s partnership with Uber.

Click on the player above to hear more from Martz on the city’s Uber subsidy plan.

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