Uber Pittsburg

Uber Pittsburgh

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UBER Pittsburgh

Uber Pittsburgh is the dominant rideshare provider in Pittsburgh, and the company offers two main services in the city:

1. UberX (a low-cost option which seats up to four passengers)
2. UberXL (a low-cost ride which seats up to six passengers)

The current rates for Pittsburgh services are as follows:

Base Fare: $1.30
Per Minute: $0.15
Per Mile: $1.05
Cancellation Fee: $5
Service Fee: $1.45

Base Fare: $2.50
Per Minute: $0.35
Per Mile: $1.55
Cancellation Fee: $7
Service Fee: $1.60


How to Become an Uber Driver in Pittsburgh

UberX/XL requirements:

  • Driver must be at least 21 years of age
  • Drivers must provide valid PA driver’s license (*official and temporary licenses are both valid in Pennsylvania. Also, licenses can be from ANY state).
  • Drivers must pass a full state & federal screening
  • Drivers must have an accepted vehicle (check below for additional info)

UberX/XL Vehicle Requirements:

  • Your vehicle must have 4 doors (which open independently).
  • Your vehicle must be from the year 2001 or newer.
  • You must have a clean title (no salvage titles are allowed).
  • Your vehicle must be In excellent condition (cosmetically, as well as mechanically).
  • Your vehicle cannot be a former taxi vehicle or a full-sized van.

For UberXL:

  • All of the points listed above apply equally to XL.
  • All XL vehicles must seat the driver AND at least 6 additional passengers
  • UberX/XL document requirements:
  • All drivers must provide these documents for their account to be officially activated:
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Vehicle Insurance (vehicular insurance must list a vehicle & driver’s name directly on the policy document itself)

Driver’s License:

  • Must be valid (expired licenses are not permitted). Your license must show your name, license number, issue date, date of birth, expiration date, and your address – as well as clearly showing your picture.



  • Your registration document has to show your VIN (which must match your insurance), as well as the make & model of your vehicle, model year, license plate number, and expiration date.



  • Your insurance documents must clearly show your VIN (which has to match your registration), as well as the make & model of your vehicle, the model year, the license plate number, and expiration date. YOUR name just be the listed named under ‘insured driver’.

Vehicle Inspection:

You must take your vehicle to an approved inspection site, where you can have your vehicle undergo a 19-point inspection for a low fee (usually less than $60).

Inspection Sites in the Pittsburgh Area:

  • Pep Boys 936 South Millvale Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 4125780478
  • Pep Boys 4751 Mcknight Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 4123697650
  • Pep Boys 390 Clairton Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15236 4126555636
  • Pep Boys 5133 Route 30 East, Greensburg, PA 1560 7248509966
  • Pep Boys 3475 William Penn Hwy, Pittsburgh, PA 15235 4128295119
  • Pep Boys 5055 Library Rd, Bethel Park, PA 15102 4128510700
  • Pep Boys 20229 Rt 19, Cranberry Township, PA 16066 7247794400
  • Pep Boys 6581 Steubenville Pike, Crafton, PA 15205 4127884455
  • Pep Boys 3625 Library Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234 4128854318
  • Pep Boys 4966 William Flyn Hwy, Allison Park, PA 15101 7244432600
  • Pep Boys 190 Murtland Ave, Washington, PA 15301 7242224076

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