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Where to drive

Seattle

From Ballard to Redmond and Queen Anne to Georgetown, maximize your earnings by driving in areas with the most requests.

Hotspots

Morning rush hour Monday - Friday, 6 - 9am

Commuters will be heading downtown for work hours. Most trips will be inbound towards the city, so there is a lot of demand in all the residential areas, particularly the neighborhoods listed below:

  • Capitol Hill
  • Upper Queen Anne
  • Fremont
  • Ballard
  • Magnolia

Evening rush hour Monday - Friday, 4 - 7pm

Most demand will be outbound towards the residential areas from Downtown. Once rush hour starts, the roads can get very congested. If you're hoping to pick up requests downtown at this time, be sure to arrive prior to 4:00pm to avoid heavy traffic.

Weekend daytime Saturday + Sunday, 12 - 5pm

Weekend activities start around noon and continue throughout the day. Demand is spread out throughout the city, particularly in the neighborhoods listed below:

  • Capitol Hill
  • South Lake Union
  • Queen Anne
  • Fremont
  • Ballard

Weekend nighttime Friday + Saturday, 5pm - 2am

Nightlife draws crowds out as early at 5:00pm. The highest demand comes in the most heavily congested neighborhoods, so be sure to ask the rider for their name to ensure that you are picking up the correct passenger. The highest demand will be in the following neighborhoods:

  • Capitol Hill
  • Ballard
  • Fremont
  • Belltown

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