Toronto’s uberX Rider Zero: Phil Kessel
Catching a ride with one of our first uberX driver partners (in a Tesla no less), Phil Kessel has officially marked the launch of uberX and his title as Toronto’s uberX Rider Zero. On the ice, the Toronto Maple Leafs star flies across the ice no problem – but off the ice, he relies on Uber to get him from Point A to Point B – all at the tap of a button. And with the launch of uberX, he can now grab a ride with the same safe and reliable Uber he’s always known – with prices 40% cheaper than a taxi!
We’re excited to expand the Uber for Business platform beyond business travel, to include a world-class customer transportation solution, Uber Central. With Uber Central, organizations of all shapes and sizes can now easily provide on-demand, door-to-door transportation for their customers, clients, and guests.
A little over a year ago, we set out to put a new spin on an old classic–make reliable food delivery available at the tap of a button. Back then, we started by offering food in the UberEATS app from 1,000 pioneering restaurant partners in four cities. And today, more than 40,000 restaurants globally–from poke shops to pasta spots–are sharing food with customers through UberEATS. With a growing restaurant community comes more choices and more complexity. So we’re cooking up features to continue to make UberEATS easy and reliable. Here is a taste–
This flu season, we’re delivering free flu-fighting care packages across the country. When you receive a pack, you’ll have the option to request a free flu shot from a registered nurse–for up to 5 people.