The number of people seeking rides in Blakedey has dropped sharply in the past two years.
But for some drivers who are struggling to keep up, a new service is helping them.
A new UberX taxi service called Blakenez allows people to hail a taxi from a nearby home, then pay for the ride at a nearby location.
The service allows people with disabilities to get around the city without needing a wheelchair or a mobility scooter.
Here’s how it works: The driver takes a photo with a smartphone app and the driver’s phone number.
The driver gets a call to pick the person up.
When they pick up the person, the driver takes them to a nearby Blakenes office for a walk through the neighborhood.
When the driver has picked the person they’re now calling the Blakenys UberX driver.
The Blakenees UberX service costs $10 per trip and takes one hour.
The drivers who sign up can earn up to $100,000 in tips.
This service has attracted a new group of drivers who need a lift.
The number has dropped significantly in the last two years, but for some people, a ride is a necessary way to get to work.
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