In 2010, Uber started with a modest goal — to better enable San Franciscans to more easily and reliably get around their city. Five years later, Uber now coordinates millions of rides in San Francisco and the surrounding area every month, helping to bring the city’s people, businesses, and neighborhoods closer together.
Today we are opening a new Center of Excellence (COE) in Phoenix, bringing nearly 300 jobs to the Valley while enhancing our mission to provide world-class customer support for our valued riders and driver-partners.
In partnership with the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, today we launched the Drive to Thrive campaign to extend economic opportunity to 5,000 new women driver-partners in Chicago this year.
Last night, Uber and Travis were honored to receive the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Civilian Leadership Award in New York City for our UberMILITARY program, capping off a week of moving moments honoring our nation’s veterans. It was an extraordinary privilege for Uber to receive this award on behalf of so many of our nation’s heroes – the men, women and families who have done whatever has been asked in service to our country.
The theme of Earth Day 2014 is Green Cities, which we know a little something about. After all, we’re not only looking to connect you with your city reliably and efficiently, but we’ve always been about reducing our environmental impact, too. From paperless receipts, to increasing the number of eco-friendly vehicle options, to encouraging people […]
Ubers all around the world hit the streets collecting toys generously donated by our awesome riders. Thanks to all of you, thousands of families will have a brighter holiday season!