Looking back on 2016 with Uber
This year, the world took Uber to get where they needed to go. Whether it was to get to the hospital for a surprise special delivery, across town for family dinner, or through a new city on the other side of the world, we hope you enjoyed the ride.
To say thank you and to celebrate our riders and drivers in 2016, we’re taking a look back at how you used Uber this year. Check it out – what you learn may surprise you.
Uber riders love to travel. We found that the most popular travel destinations for US-based riders include:
Uber riders are explorers, too. These international cities are the most popular on-the-rise destinations with global travelers.
When do Uber riders travel the most? US-based riders are night owls. They use Uber most frequently on Saturdays between 11 p.m. – midnight.
Riders were busy this year. The most trips taken by a single rider in the US was 2,357 trips. That’s about 6 trips per day!
Thank you for a great 2016 – we’re looking forward to more surprises in the year to come.
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.