The short answer to the question, is Uber and Lyft in the Carteret County NC communities of Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, Beaufort, Newport, and Emerald Isle is yes they are. But areas down east such as Harkers Island, Bettie, Marshallberg, and North River, along with places like Peletier will not have cars close. Also, the Uber Eats food delivery service will be in Carteret County soon.
Discussions and Comments About Ridesharing
How do you feel that Uber and Lyft have changed the communities of Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, Beaufort, Pine Knoll Shores, Newport and Emerald Isle? Have you had a hard time getting this service in places like Newport, Peletier, and Harkers Island in the summer months? What about in the off-season even in the more populated communities?
If you have used this service, tell us your experiences with drivers in the communities? How do they differ from traditional taxi services? Are they faster to get over a taxi? Are they more economical?
What are the wait times typically in the summer tourist season versus the winter off-season months?
Have you used ridesharing apps like Uber Eats for food delivery services in other cities and do you think you would use it as a local or when visiting the area?
Which of these apps is more economical?
If you are local in the county, have you used these apps or are they more prevalent for tourist?
What are the differences in restrictions when using these apps versus when riding in a taxi?
How many riders are allowed in a car? Are there other services for more passengers?
What are the major differences in these services compared to traditional taxi service?
Any driver resources?
Historical information on these services.