SAN FRANCISCO INT’L AIRPORT (KPIX 5) – Starting Wednesday, passengers arriving at San Francisco International Airport can pay more for Uber drivers to pick them up right at the curb.
SFO is implementing the two-month pilot program just in time for the holiday season travel rush. Under the program, people ordering rides on Uber Comfort, Uber Select and Uber XL can be picked up curbside at each domestic terminal.READ MORE: San Francisco Bay Area Dodges Weather Threat; Dozens Of Lightning Strikes Remain Offshore
Up until now, only rides on Uber Black was allowed curbside pickups.Update: Former California Senator Barbara Boxer Assaulted, Robbed In Oakland's Jack London District
“We’ve done such a good job that it really gives us a chance to study this, to see if it’s something our roadways can accommodate during the busiest time of the year,” said airport spokesperson Doug Yakel.
Passengers who use regular Uber pickups, Uber Pool, along with Lyft rides, will still need to be picked up at the International Terminal.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccine: Sonoma County Free One-Day Admission to Summer Fun Fest After Vaccination
If all goes well, the program could continue past mid-January.