Go For a Ride With Our API
Today, Uber is publicly releasing our new Request endpoint, which marks a significant milestone for the Uber API. We’re putting developers in the (virtual) driver’s seat, giving them the power to hit our API to request rides and dispatch driver-partners in the real world.
Calling all developers: we’re incredibly excited to see the real-world experiences you will create in your apps. To kick things off, we’re hosting our first virtual hackathon on ChallengePost — so come show us what you’ve got! The top 5 submissions will be featured on developer.uber.com, and the top team will win a trip to Uber HQ in San Francisco to brainstorm with our CEO, Travis Kalanick, and the API team*.
Today’s launch builds on a successful start for Uber’s API. We’ve seen tremendous adoption by the development community at large, including strategic partners such as Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., Citymapper, Transit App, and TripAdvisor. With the Request endpoint, a new wave of developers will be able to incorporate the entire Uber experience into the applications they build. Stay tuned — this is only the beginning of a series of new endpoints, so make sure to follow us @Uber_API! #bitstoatoms
Learn more about the Request endpoint, our rate limits, and the rest of the Uber API at developer.uber.com.
* See official hackathon rules for full details
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.