PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Many use ride-sharing apps to get picked up, but have you ever thought about using one to pick-up someone?
A Philadelphia couple met in an Uber pool ride, leaving the 1500 Spring Garden building, which happens to be the CBS Broadcast Center. They hit it off and are now making it official. The two plan to get married in 2018. They hope to find the Uber drive who took them for their first ride and invite him to the wedding!READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: How Much Snow Will Major Nor'easter Dump On Your Area?
“I think it’s awesome,” said one woman when she heard the news.
“Can I please get in on that Uber pool?” joked another woman. “Yeah, that’ would be amazing. I guess you can meet someone anywhere.”Philadelphia Officials Rollout New Plan To Address Gun Violence Epidemic After Bartram High Student Was Killed
CBS3 spoke with Ed Spearman, who has been driving for Uber over the past 24 months. He says he’s seen plenty of backseat banter.
Spearman recalled an occasion but said the male passenger’s attempts didn’t work on the female passenger.
Erika Kaplan, a senior matchmaker for ThreeDayRule.com says many people can find love in the most unexpected places.MORE NEWS: Lebanon Man Pleads Guilty To More Than A Dozen Animal Cruelty Charges
“I actually think ride shares are a great way to meet people no matter what you’re looking for,” Kaplan said. “People need to just pick up their head and smile at each other.”