An Open Letter to Mayor Tim Ryan
On August 5, mayors of eight Broward County cities published a letter in the Sun Sentinel urging County Mayor Tim Ryan to take action and bring Uber back to Broward.
Read the letter below. Then email Mayor Ryan and urge him to bring Uber back.
In your inaugural speech, Mayor Ryan, you said, “the most pressing issue before us today and in the coming years is how to meet the demands on our county’s transportation needs.” You were right, and now we’re calling on you to lead on the issue.
As mayors in Broward County, we intimately understand the needs of our constituents. And we all agree that transportation continues to be a great challenge our communities face.
The arrival of ridesharing options like Uber is a win-win. Ridesharing expands access to safe, reliable rides, provides job opportunities, and helps take drunk drivers off the road.
Across the country, policymakers are welcoming this innovation with modern, sensible regulatory frameworks for ridesharing. We must follow their lead. The people of Broward County have spoken; they want this service.
From mayor to mayor, we urge you to stand up for our communities and bring back options like Uber to Broward County.
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.