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Uber available in Lawton starting Wednesday

Source: Uber.com Source: Uber.com

The most well-known ridesharing company in America is now in Lawton.

Uber will now be available in Lawton with Mayor Fred Fitch being their first rider during a ceremony at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Customers will be able to call their first Uber starting at 5 p.m.

"Having Uber in Lawton is another example of our City being responsive to the needs of our citizens,” said Mayor Fred L. Fitch in a release by the company. “I am thankful to be a part of bringing Uber to Lawton. Uber is a significant contributor to local economies where they operate and helps improve public safety by offering safe rides home."

Uber is already available in Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Stillwater as well as over 420 other cities and 72 countries around the world.

As with other ridesharing companies, anyone can apply to become a driver for Uber. Just visit their website for more information.

New users can download the free smartphone app and enter their payment information at www.uber.com.

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