About 50,000 people have flooded Cleveland for the Republican National Convention this week, and apparently not every trip has been going as smoothly as desired. Uber and Lyft both encouraged locals to sign up to increase their fleet of cars on the road, so hopefully everyone’s ride arrived eventually.
WSJ congressional editor Kristina Peterson uses a ride-sharing app:
— Kristina L. Peterson (@kristinapet) July 18, 2016
Seung Min Kim, Politico‘s congressional reporter, also uses Uber…
I’m in Cleveland and am the one giving my Uber driver directions, so this is going well
— Seung Min Kim (@seungminkim) July 18, 2016
Another congressional reporter, this time Joe Perticone from the IJR:
Cleveland uber driver on @GOPconvention: “I’m getting out of here” he’s going out of town for the week, as are many
— Joe Perticone (@JoePerticone) July 16, 2016
Erin Burr‘s driver is a living representation of the phrase “ignorance is bliss”
In case you’re wondering how prepared Cleveland is, my Lyft driver asked me what’s the RNC.
— Erin Burr, sir (@erinscafe) July 18, 2016
Seattle radio host Jason Rantz practices some guerrilla journalism:
— (((Jason Rantz))) (@jasonrantz) July 18, 2016
The Mirror‘s own Betsy Rothstein opts out of the tech sphere and instead takes a shuttle bus:
This media shuttle shit is a nightmare. No one knows anything. Everyone is sweating and confused and lost. #Cleveland
— Betsy Rothstein (@betsyscribeindc) July 18, 2016
Just remember to give out those five-star ratings!