A Milestone for Innovation

Today’s a great day for innovation in Illinois. With the help of Governor Quinn, today we announced our plans to create 420 new jobs in Chicago by the end of 2016 as well as the expansion to our new regional office headquarters. Read more about Uber’s impact on Illinois here.

Meet Amber: Community Support

When you meet someone as spunky and free spirited as Amber you know you have a genuine friend by your side. Amber’s infectious laugh and personality is one of a kind – there’s no wonder why she’s a part of our amazing Community Support team! From Amber’s point of view, Uber is a helping hand for the community, and she loves being a part of the movement. Read more about Amber here!

Driver Spotlight: Guillermina

She’s a mother of two, a dedicated traveler and a great uberX partner. Like for many others, Uber has opened up new horizons for Guillermina. She’s able to spend more time with her loved ones, travel and explore Chicago. Read more about Guillermina here!

Your #uberBURBS weekend: Wheaton & Glen Ellyn

Today we’ve officially launched in Wheaton and Glen Ellyn! We’re excited to be here, and even more pumped to tell you all your rides could be FREE. You heard that right, you can earn free rides by sharing your invite code with friends, family and neighbors.

Photo Contest: Expo Chicago

Traveling artfully is how we roll, so we’ve teamed up with our friends at EXPO CHICAGO to make sure you get to the exhibition in style. Click to learn more about EXPO CHICAGO!

Driver Spotlight: Fiona

When she’s not busy creating confectionary masterpieces (we’ll get to that), being an awesome mom to her two kids, or dining at one of her favorite River North haunts, Fiona is driving for uberX. And killing it.

Riot Fest is here!

We know that any music festival can get chaotic when the music is blaring and the dance floor is shaking, but getting around doesn’t have to be a circus. That’s why we teamed up with Riot Fest to get you to and from the grounds safely and reliably.

Ditch the Blue Line Blues

Ditch the Blue Line blues! While the CTA does their thing, we’re here to help you cruise past construction. Skip the transfer and ride FREE during the California station remodel. Earn free rides by sharing your invite code with friends, neighbors and stranded commuters.

UberACCESS: Expanding Transportation Options

Today, Uber Chicago is announcing a new platform that will allow those needing an extra hand or even access to wheelchair accessible vehicles to request safe and reliable rides at the tap of a button.