uberPOOL is changing the way the world gives and gets rides. To help Uber driver-partners make the most of their uberPOOL trips, we asked three experts to offer their tips and tricks for getting started, interacting with riders, and navigating the routes.
The Uber Boston community made countless personal memories on the road this year. Through acts of kindness and generosity, riders and driver-partners create a community of giving. We asked Boston driver-partners to share their favorite 2015 driving memories to surface these stories of good will.
When starting something new, the fear of the unknown often holds us back. The what-ifs and what-abouts we project keep us from exploring a new opportunity that could lead to our next adventure. To overcome our fears and uncertainties, it helps to get advice from someone with first-hand experience.
Freelance graphic designer Nalus Gomez is a multilingual driver-partner with Massachusetts roots and New York design training. A graduate of Pratt Institute’s design and illustration program, he describes his aesthetic as “bold and eclectic.”
On Tuesday evening, we held an appreciation event for the top Uber driver-partners of Boston and their families to celebrate the holiday season and express our gratitude for their partnership. They joined us at the New England Aquarium for an evening of shared community, special recognition, an IMAX film viewing, raffle prizes, and a surprise visit from Uber founder and CEO Travis Kalanick.
’Tis the season for sharing gifts. In a gesture of gratitude, we surprised Boston driver-partners with Thanksgiving gift bags to spread some holiday cheer.
There are many reasons to give thanks. This time of year, we gather with loved ones to express gratitude and celebrate tradition over full plates. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the Uber Boston team and driver-partners would like to share why we are thankful.
A Marine veteran, nuclear security officer, and Massachusetts driver-partner, Andrew Shedden is on a mission to help his riders through casual conversation and confident driving. He served in the United States Marine Corps for five years as an intelligence specialist and now works at a nuclear power plant. Andrew drives to relax, meet new people, and make money on the side.
As Uber turns four in Massachusetts, we’re thankful for the 45,000 driver-partners who keep us moving every day. By offering safe and reliable rides, the driver-partners of Massachusetts have brought us from zero to 28 million trips in just four years.
Many of Boston’s driver-partners are multifaceted and multi-talented. You know they offer reliable rides around the Boston area, but what do they do when they’re not behind the wheel? Some, like driver-partner Daniel Josecite, are pursuing entrepreneurial dreams.