This US city is offering to slash Uber bills for commuters for one year

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Florida City Teams Up With Uber For Public Transit

This week launched the beginning of a pretty genius partnership between Uber and the city of Alamonte Springs, FL.

For one year, the city will pay 20 percent of all Uber rides that are picked up and dropped off within the city. For a commuter, 20 percent every day can save you big time over the course of a year.

The pilot project is intended to help with prevalent traffic congestion throughout the city, as well as to increase transportation availability for its citizens.

SEE ALSO: My credit card saved me $242.21 on Uber rides

Uber will monitor its cars to ensure that only trips that qualify as staying within city limits are subsidized.

Uber drivers make this much money in different cities around the world:

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1) New York City: $29.34 per ride

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2) Pittsburgh: $14.84 per ride

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3) San Francisco: $14.65 per ride

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4) Phoenix: $14.36 per ride

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5) Miami: $14.38 per ride

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6) Salt Lake City: $13.86 per ride

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7) Austin: $13.67 per ride

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8) Seattle: $13.17 per ride

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9) Cleveland: $13.02 per ride

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10) Atlanta: $12.93 per ride

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11) Boston: $12.80 per ride

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12) San Diego: $12.60 per ride

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13) Baltimore: $12.21 per ride

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14) Washington: $12.17 per ride

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15) Denver: $11.70 per ride

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Riders will have to enter the code "ALAMONTE" when they request a car and if their trip qualifies, the discount will automatically kick in.

If the year-long endeavor proves successful, it could be the start of many city-specific partnerships that Uber offers.

RELATED: Here's how to find your Uber passenger rating

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1. On the menu screen (pictured) click on Help 
2. On the Help screen (pictured) click on Account
3. On the Account screen (pictured) click on I'd like to know my rating
4. On the rating screen (pictured) click Submit
5. Your passenger rating will appear in seconds! 
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