UBER, an app-based rideshare and taxi company from San Francisco, debuted in State College over the weekend.
State College, UBER driver, Abhik Gandhi is a Penn State Junior. He’s been driving for the company since its launch in State College on Friday.
Gandhi says he picked up 110 fares over the weekend.
“The earnings are really good," says Gandhi, "it’s really fun because you get to meet new people.”
Riders use an app on their smartphone to request an UBER pickup and watch in real time as the car arrives.