Uber Ice Cream Trucks: Cool Off With On-Demand Delivery Service Via App

Uber Ice Cream On-Demand
For one day only, Uber will be offering on-demand ice cream truck delivery service. Creative Commons

Uber, popular for its on-demand private driver services, will be bringing ice cream directly to your front door on Friday, in accordance with a one-day promotion.

Residents of 35 cities around the world, including New York City where temperatures are expected to reach well above 100 degrees, are able to request the "Ice Cream" option via their iPhone or Android Uber app, the Associated Press reported.

Depending on what city you're in, the cost for this service can range between $20 and $30 for you and five of your friends. Payments will be charged to your Uber account. Ice cream trucks hired by the San Francisco start-up will be making their rounds from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, July 19th.

Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick said "crisp communication" will fix problems that hampered the company's attempt to carry out this idea last year in seven U.S. and Canadian cities.

"In San Francisco last year, we had so much demand that in order for everyone to get ice cream, we would have had to have 1,000 trucks on the road. That's a city with 1,500 cabs." Kalanick explained.

If you live in or around the following cities, download the Uber app and stay cool in this summer heat with on-demand ice cream:

1.       Atlanta

2.       Baltimore

3.       Boston

4.       Chicago

5.       Dallas

6.       Denver

7.       Detroit

8.       Houston

9.       Indianapolis

10.   Los Angeles

11.   Miami

12.   Minneapolis

13.   St. Paul

14.   New York

15.   Philadelphia

16.   Phoenix

17.   Portland, Ore.

18.   Sacramento

19.   San Diego

20.   San Francisco

21.   Seattle

22.   Washington, D.C.

23.   Toronto

24.   Sydney

25.   Melbourne

26.   Amsterdam

27.   Berlin

28.   Munich

29.   London

30.   Lyon

31.   Paris

32.   Milan

33.   Rome

34.   Stockholm

35.   Singapore

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