International taxi service Uber to start operating in Kyiv, – Klitschko

Kyiv is interested in cooperation with the Uber taxi service, which already operates in 68 countries.

Kyiv city mayor Vitalii Klitschko declared today during a meeting with Mark MacGann, Uber's head of public policy for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the Kyiv city administration.

According to Klitschko, the company is considering the possibility of work in Ukraine and plans to start in Kyiv.

"It is an international company that grows rapidly and offers online services in many cities around the world. Uber gives passengers more security guarantees, because you can choose a car and a driver using his professional qualities rating. Uber brings more transparency and legality to the business, since you pay for the services with a credit card only. Taxi service will become transparent and legal," Klitschko said.

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Kyiv Mayor said he had already discussed the strategy of cooperation and the opportunity to launch this service in Kyiv in the nearest months with MacGann.

Uber Technologies Inc. is an American international transportation network company headquartered in San Francisco, California. The company develops, markets and operates the Uber mobile app, which allows consumers with smartphones to submit a trip request which is then routed to Uber drivers who use their own cars.

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