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.
Whether you’re a freshman or a senior headed back to campus this fall, one thing is certain—you’ll need to eat. And there is nothing worse than being limited to questionable cafeteria food or taking a chance on expired leftovers in the back of the fridge. The best news? UberEATS is expanding to 30+ major college campuses by the end of the year, from Penn State to LSU to Boise State. Since we want you to focus on what you love about college and not worry about your next meal, we’re predicting the 5 times you’ll need to order UberEATS this semester.
We are excited to surpass the 100th city mark by welcoming two Brazilian cities, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte, to the UberEATS family. From Atlanta to Warsaw, people have truly embraced this easy and reliable way to discover the food they love at the push of a button. Whether that’s an Indian inspired samosa, a good old-fashioned American burger or Vietnamese pho, people in 27 countries are using UberEATS to get a taste of the world’s flavors at the push of a button.
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.