Now’s your chance to be the playmaker. We’re teaming up with EA SPORTS to kick off Madden Season a day early. Today, request “Madden NFL” to intercept a free copy of Madden NFL 16 for Xbox One for free – across all 32 NFL cities.
As we prepare for the school season, Uber teams across the country are hosting a series of events to celebrate parents and their kids. Beginning this weekend, in Miami, Los Angeles, Oakland and Indianapolis, teams will bring together parent drivers, their kids, community organizations, and local officials to hear about parents’ experience as drivers with Uber and discuss the importance of these types of earning opportunities in communities nationwide.
A typical ride: you request, have small talk with your driver, and safely get where you need to go. For Jonathan, a driver-partner in California, his rides are anything but ordinary — he wants his passengers to have fun and turned each trip into a dance party — and now the latest viral video. We caught up with the man in front of the cam to learn more about what inspired him to create this feel-good video.
Starting tomorrow, fans in eight cities around the world will be able to unlock a special “Chelsea” vehicle view in the Uber app to request the newly unveiled team kits for free.
Two weeks ago, we were excited that San Diego Airport gave us permission to offer ridesharing pick-ups from San Diego Airport. In our application to the Airport Authority, we explained in detail how Uber focuses on safety for riders and driver-partners before, during and after a ride–as well as how our background checks work in California. We are posting a summary here so that anyone can easily see how we approach safety in California. Moving people–the world’s most precious cargo–from A to B is a huge responsibility. While no means of transportation can ever be 100% safe, we believe that Uber is a reliable, convenient way to get around.
Today Mexico City’s megalopolis is making history. What started with an open discussion where citizens spoke and their government listened ended today with Mayor Miguel Mancera’s decree providing a legal framework for ridesharing in the world’s largest city. As a result, Mexico’s capital – one of the most complex cities in the world – now has modern, forward-looking regulations echoing the principles of Uber’s business model: the logic of supply and demand alongside a citizen’s ability to choose how they move around their city.
Last week, Girls Who Code brought a group of students to Uber’s headquarters in San Francisco to participate in a mobile engineering workshop with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, Uber CTO Thuan Pham, members of LadyEng, and a group of leaders from Uber’s operations and marketing teams.
On July 13, Uber will participate in the White House Conference on Aging and discuss Uber’s efforts to engage the senior community. At the event, we will announce the launch of a pilot program for community-based senior outreach. In cities across the country, Uber will offer free technology tutorials and free rides at select retirement communities and senior centers.
With more than 2.7 million vehicles entering the city each day—most carrying just a single passenger—it’s no wonder New York City has a congestion problem. With uberPOOL, our goal is simple: take 1 million cars off the road in New York City and help eliminate our city’s congestion problem for good. Share a ride and help reduce congestion in New York City. Read more.
People eat with their eyes first, but in the digital age, we can all agree that they take pictures first. Now feast your eyes on these delicious snapshots of meals and treats brought to you by UberEATs.
In honor of the National Federation of the Blind’s 75th anniversary, we sat down with a group of inspiring riders who are visually impaired to learn about their experiences with the Uber platform.
The Uber app was built to expand access to accountable, reliable transportation options for all, including riders with visual impairments and other disabilities. We are committed to continuing to build solutions that support everyone’s ability to easily move around their communities.
The 83rd annual U.S. Conference of Mayors was recently held in San Francisco. Uber was excited to participate and welcome many of the nation’s mayors to our home city.