Portland Means Small Business

Just in time for Small Business Saturday, we want to share some of our favorite neighborhoods and small business owners that make us continue to have the biggest crush ever on Portland. If you’re in town this weekend, make sure to support the folks who make these neighborhoods what they are today.

Make Your Thanksgiving a Piece of Cranberry Pie

We know there’s a lot of prep that goes into making the perfect 180°F turkey and organizing a seating chart that accommodates the whole family. Sometimes the napkins don’t match and other times forgetting one ingredient serendipitously turns into one unforgettable meal. No matter what happens, let’s leave the mess in the kitchen this holiday by making everything else a piece of cranberry pie.

Portland Driver Partners Giving Back This Holiday Season

The season of giving has arrived and we wanted to kick it off by highlighting some of the ways our partners are getting involved in the local Portland community.

Outsmart the Flu with UberHEALTH in PDX

Flu season is just around the corner and trying to squeeze in your latest immunization may not be on the top of your To Do List. You’re not alone. The flu affects up to 20% of the population each year — but it’s preventable.  While vaccination remains the single best option, less than 50% of […]

Thanks a Million, Portland.

Six months and one million trips later, ridesharing is in full swing in the Rose City and we couldn’t be more excited to be here. One city. One million rides. Thanks for having us, Portland.

Clear your calendars—#UberKITTENS is Coming to Portland!

This Thursday will be anything but business as usual. We’re partnering with Oregon Humane Society and these #UberKITTENS just want to get their paws in the door. Request and a few furry friends will visit your office. You can hold them, test their skills (they are excellent paper shredders), and even take them home if they pass […]

Opening Doors, Connecting Portland

Back in April, Portland became the only city in the U.S. where community members came together to craft recommendations to regulate and welcome ridesharing. Part of that process was a pilot program that allowed Uber to operate while the city collected and analyzed data on our impact. Just a few months later, we are proud […]

Supporting the Athletes that Inspire Us

At Uber, we’re committed to fostering independence and connecting you to places and possibilities. We’re proud to announce that we’ve partnered with Special Olympics Oregon to inspire athletes to pursue their goals and live the lives they want to everyday. Over the next few months, we’ll be following athletes along their journey to the Fall State Games and holding training sessions with athletes, coaches and families to show how Uber can help provide a safe, reliable option to get from place to place.

Ride for a Cause and Support the MDA

Uber is proud to announce a partnership with our friends at the Muscular Dystrophy Association — the world’s leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy. Our “Ride for a Cause” campaign comes just in time for the legendary Northwest Ciderfest during the weekend of October 10-11th!

Uber + TriMet: Moving Portland Together

Exciting new trip data from August shows that Portland metro area residents are increasingly using Uber to complete the first and last miles of their public transportation commutes.