This Fourth of July weekend, we are partnering with Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) to thank thousands of Uber driver-partners for making sure revelers have access to a safe ride home. As part of this nationwide public service campaign, we are asking our riders to help us support this important mission by taking the MADD pledge to not drink and drive.

Uber for Business Case Study: Back to the Roots

After a successful fundraising campaign on Kickstarter, things really started to pick up for Alejandro Velez and Nikhil Arora – the founders of Back to the Roots – a company that sells “ready to grow” and “ready to eat” products. Running a fast-growing business with a small team isn’t easy and relying on Alejandro’s car as the […]

Behind the Wheel with Jeff: Boston Marathon Edition

We go Behind the Wheel With Jeff, one of our driver-partners in Boston who had a creative way of raising money for a friend running in the annual Boston Marathon.

The Sixth Star Award Goes Global

Driver-partners are doing amazing things all around the world — day in and day out. That’s why today, we are excited to announce that – with the help of American Express – we are expanding the Sixth Star Award program globally. Learn more here…

Certify – More Business Travelers Are Using Uber

Today expense management company Certify released their Q1 report highlighting Uber’s greater affordability and growing popularity among business travelers. Learn how thousands of companies are choosing a safe, reliable and more affordable option for employees.

Joe Sullivan Joining Uber As First Chief Security Officer

As Uber has grown to millions of trips per day in nearly 300 cities in 55 countries, the breadth and complexity of the environment we operate in has multiplied. With millions of riders being supported by an always-growing data infrastructure, we’ve invested significantly in expanding and improving safety and security. An important part of that effort has been thoughtfully building our team with strong leadership like Managing Counsel of Data Privacy Katherine Tassi and Head of Global Safety Phil Cardenas. We’ve also been looking for the right individual to oversee our global cybersecurity and safety efforts — someone who understands what makes Uber unique.

An Update from the Uber Safety Team

We are committed to ensuring Uber is the safest way to get around a city. As part of that commitment, last December I promised to keep riders and drivers updated on safety enhancements. Since coming on board at Uber, my team and I have conducted an internal global safety review and also worked with outside experts, including Giuliani Partners and GuidePost, to identify the best ways to make the platform even safer. Those reviews yielded recommended safety enhancements, including a new Code of Conduct, Quality Assurance Program and worldwide Incident Response Teams.

Go For a Ride With Our API

Today, Uber is publicly releasing our new Request endpoint, which marks a significant milestone for the Uber API. We’re putting developers in the (virtual) driver’s seat, giving them the power to hit our API to request rides and dispatch driver-partners in the real world.

Uber for Business: These Rules Aren’t Made To Be Broken

Today we are adding new policy controls within the Uber for Business dashboard that allow company administrators to customize their Uber ride policy so it’s tailor-made to suit the needs of their business and their employees. Learn more…

UN Women + Uber = A Vision For Equality

Today, on the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration, we are proud to share with The Uber Community that we are embarking on a new global partnership with UN Women with the goal of accelerating economic opportunity for women.

Introducing Momentum Magazine

Today, we’re proud to unveil the very first issue of Momentum Magazine, a new publication designed exclusively for Uber driver-partners.