Uber’s Impact in Edmonton
CONNECTING WITH YOUR CITY
With more affordable options and features that let you share the cost of a ride, connecting with your city and suburban areas has never been easier and more affordable. It’s not surprising that riders are using Uber to get around town and beyond.
EMPOWERING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT
While you can use our app in Edmonton and more than 300 cities around the world, core to the Uber platform are the Edmontonians that get you where you need to be. Our driver partners are as diverse as the people who choose to use Uber for a safe and reliable ride. They come from different backgrounds, and choose to partner with Uber for a host of reasons, ranging from finding a bridge in their career, to supplementing their income. Our current partners represent a broad cross section of Edmontonians, and hail from all over the city.
GROWING WITH YOU
This last image below illustrates the added mobility that Uber provides to Edmontonians. While the density highlighted in the downtown core is expected, it is clear that even folks outside of the Henday, in surrounding areas, are popping open their app to look for a quick and cost-effective way to get around.
You may be aware that while the City of Edmonton has expressed interest in developing new regulations for the 21st century, they’re looking to halt progress on a service that in a short period of time has become meaningful to riders and drivers. Edmontonians should continue to benefit from new transportation alternatives and we are making every effort to work with city officials to expedite this process.
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.