Commuters and tourists in Las Vegas will soon be able to buy bus tickets through Uber's app.
Uber users in Sin City will be able to compare the price and arrival times of public transportation with that of Uber's various options and then choose which one they want, CNN Business reported on Monday.
Las Vegas is the second city to team up with the ride-hailing company, joining Denver, which began a similar program in May.
Uber reportedly announced its partnership with the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) at this week's Consumer Electronics Show.
Fewer Americans have been using public transportation since ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft came to market over the last decade. But buses and trains remain the most space-efficient way to transport people in cities, and increased use of ride-hailing apps has led to unsustainable congestion, according to experts.
Uber's head of transit David Reich told CNN Business that the move is "bit of a risk," for the company.
"We're taking riders who are opening the Uber app planning to take an Uber and saying in some situations, taking public transportation is better."
However, Reich said that Uber alone can't be the solution to cities' transportation issues.