FAIRFIELD, Conn (WTNH) — Uber Connecticut has announced its new partnership with Fairfield University Athletics during basketball season.
According to Uber Connecticut, their new partnership with Fairfield University will provide transportation to and from Fairfield basketball games for students during this upcoming season. This agreement will allow students to request an Uber pickup from specific locations, and get a free ride to the Webster Bank Arena that is paid for by the University.
Matt Powers, General Manager for Uber Connecticut explains his excitement for this partnership.
We’re very happy to partner with Fairfield Universtiy and offer our service to their over five thousand students during this year’s basketball season. Undoubtedly this promotion will spur greater attendance at games and create an economic benefit for area business. But our main goal is to help ensure students get safe rides on game day, and we hope this partnership helps to make the season a success for everyone.”
This promotion will be available to students on November 11th between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. for both men’s and women’s games against Sacred Heart University. It will also be available on December 6th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the game against Bucknell University. Each student is able to use the service for four round trips, with each trip covered up to $15. Senior Associate Athletics Director Zach Dayton explains how this partnership will benefit all students.
With our students living both on and off campus, this partnership is a convenient transportation option to enjoy Stags basketball games at Webster Bank Arena.”
Two locations have been chosen as pick-up locations; one on campus and one near off-campus housing. The locations are:
- Fairfield University: 1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield, CT 06824
- Veteran’s Park: 909 Reef Road, Fairfield CT 06824
Webster Bank is located at 600 Main Street in Bridgeport. For any further information or questions, please contact Matt Fossen at firstname.lastname@example.org.