There are many options available to you when planning to commute from one place to another within your city however Uber and similar ride sharing services appear to have simplified this a great deal for people as they offer perhaps the cheapest option to comfortably commute.
Uber is accessible to people from many different parts of the world as it has expanded from the United States to many other countries over the years and it is not necessarily only for people who may not have their own mode of transport as Uber helps everyone to comfortably and peacefully commute without having to worry about parking their own vehicles as sometimes when you need to get off your vehicle, it would be difficult for you to do so given that no appropriate parking spot may be available for you.
This is why people prefer using ridesharing services as the whole thing is simplified for them and they do not have to worry about anything other than getting to their destination on time. You just have to take appropriate safety measures when travelling alone so you know what you are doing. This is because Uber drivers are all Independent as they own their vehicles and work independently.