The availability and affordability of rides on the Uber network provide the residents of Uber-enabled cities with an important alternative to drunk driving. In a general purpose research effort, we looked at Seattle as an example city with the most readily available data and have estimated that Uber’s entry into a city caused the number of arrests for DUI to decrease by more than 10%.
Uber’s operations in Chicago are generating significant economic activity while also giving drivers economic opportunity above the median hourly wage.
Investigating the opportunity that driving as a partner of uberX provides for residents of Chicago.
Uber’s operations in Chicago – connecting riders in need of transportation with drivers – generate significant economic activity and deliver expanded economic opportunities in the city.