Yesterday was a huge day for Uber in Las Vegas! Tens of thousands in Nevada have opened the app looking for a ride — and now with a simple tap of the button, Las Vegans can now access the convenient, safe and affordable way to get around their town.

And, who better to take one of the first rides in Vegas than Nevada State Senator Kelvin Atkinson — and one of Uber Nevada’s greatest champions.

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“Nevadans have long been demanding option when it comes to transportation — whether it is on the Las Vegas Strip, getting to McCarran International, or simply accessing neighboring cities like the city of North Las Vegas — and that day is finally here. Uber is going to expand option to all Nevadans and I’m looking forward to see the impact on our great state.” — Senator Kelvin Atkinson, State Senator

Las Vegas, we are so excited to be here. We can’t wait to see you on the road.