Announcing Uber’s U.S. Safety Advisory Board

We are excited to announce the establishment of the Uber Safety Advisory Board, a group of experts who bring a wealth of expertise and experience spanning several aspects of safety. These advisors will provide critical recommendations and counsel as we continue to develop new methods and technologies that reduce risk and increase safety for riders, drivers, and the public.

Optimizing a dispatch system using an AI simulation framework

How the Science Team can use agent based modeling to think about optimizations on our software platform connecting riders and drivers.

Announcing UberPool

Since the early days of Uber, we’ve been excited about the idea of providing transportation so inexpensive and reliable, people can actually sell their cars. Today, we’re announcing a bold experiment straight from the Uber Garage that we believe will be another important step toward that vision, and we’re calling it UberPool.

Your Uber for Business is Arriving Now

You asked, we delivered. Today, Uber is truly open for . . . business. As business travel with Uber has increased, we’ve heard from loyal users that the ability to use a shareable business account would make their lives a lot more seamless – and a lot more Uber.

We aim to please, and so we set out to build the best possible product for companies and their traveling employees, whether the destination is Denver or Dubai. The result: Uber for Business.

Tap, Ride, and Expense with Uber + Concur

The dark days of chasing down paper TAXI receipts for your expenses are officially over. Uber is now integrated with Concur, the world’s leading business expense management system, to make expensing ground transportation as effortless as requesting an Uber ride.

Uber Data from Opening Day

How do people use Uber to get to home openers of major sports in major US cities? Using #UberData from the 2013 season, we compare which sports and cities win out in our first ever Uber Sports Index.

Uber Expands throughout Michigan with Free Rides for 2 Weeks

UberX is hitting the streets of four more Michigan cities right NOW, and rides will be FREE for two weeks to celebrate. Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo and Flint are joining the party that Ann Arbor and Detroit started. There are now six spots on the back of your left hand you can point to when showing friends where Uber is connecting drivers with riders in the Mitten State.

Uber Launches on the Windows Phone

Choice is a beautiful thing. That’s why today we are excited to release a new Uber app for the Windows Phone, available for download now in the Windows Phone Store!

Obrigado Brasil!!!it’s Been Riooooooooooo

Dear Uberverse, we’re thrilled to bring you seven of the very best Uber driver-partners on the entire planet. Thanks to their dedication, professionalism, hustle, and pure, unadulterated Uberness—these seven drivers are headed to Rio to join the global celebration of world-class athleticism.

Because Everyone Loves Ice Cream

No matter where you are in the world, nothing captures the sweetness of a sunny afternoon better than ice cream. Friday, July 18th, we’re serving up cold treats on demand in 144 cities, in 38 countries, on 6 continents.

Uber Launching Amarillo with Free Rides for Two Weeks

Amarillo, your Uber has arrived! Starting at 6PM today, residents of The Yellow Rose of Texas will have access to the convenience and reliability of Uber, and rides will be FREE for two weeks to celebrate. So imagine you’ve just downed a massive steak and don’t have the willpower to walk it off or drive yourself home. Now Uber will be there to help you get around town to celebrate your achievement at the touch of a button — it’s that easy!