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Uber Green is a low-emission ride option that connects you with hybrid and fully electric vehicles.

Why go with Uber Green

Lower-emission rides

By choosing Uber Green, you’re helping to make your city more sustainable. Each Uber Green trip in a hybrid or electric vehicle produces at least 25% fewer carbon emissions than the average trip.*

Support for drivers who use Uber Green

Each time you choose Uber Green, you’ll pay a $1 fee. Half will go to your driver to support their use of a hybrid or electric vehicle; the other half will go toward the Green Future program, which will help hundreds of thousands of other drivers transition to battery electric vehicles (EVs) by 2025.

3x Uber Rewards points for each trip

With Uber Rewards, you can earn points to unlock rewards toward rides on Uber and orders on Uber Eats. Each Uber Green trip you take earns you 3x points for every eligible dollar spent.**

How to request Uber Green

1. Request

Open the Uber app and enter your destination in the “Where to?” box. Once you confirm that your pickup and destination addresses are correct, select Uber Green at the bottom of your screen (you might need to scroll down). Then tap Confirm Uber Green. After you’ve been matched with a driver, you’ll see their picture and vehicle details and can track their arrival on the map, just like any other Uber option. Uber Green trips include a $1 fee. Half goes directly to your driver for their use of a hybrid or electric vehicle; the other half will help other drivers with fossil-fuel vehicles transition to electric.

Note: Uber Green is available in certain cities only. In those cities, service will be available from 6am to 9pm. Availability may be additionally limited outside of downtown areas to start.

2. Ride

Check that the vehicle details match what you see in the app before getting in.

Your driver has your destination and directions for the fastest way to get there, but you can always request a specific route.

3. Hop out

You’ll be automatically charged through your payment method on file, so you can exit the car as soon as you arrive.

Remember to rate your driver to help keep Uber safe and enjoyable for everyone.

Helping drivers go electric

Drivers are leading the way toward a greener future, and Uber is committed to supporting them. Our Green Future program provides access to resources valued at $800 million to help hundreds of thousands of drivers transition to battery EVs by 2025 in Canada, Europe, and the US.

Uber will be a zero-emission mobility platform by 2040

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*Based on the average carbon emissions from all non-low-emission rides in cities where Uber Green is available.

**Where available. See Uber Rewards Program Terms for details.