The best part of heading back to school this semester? It’s not the new schedule of classes, the reunion with old friends, or the parties. It’s the fact that college students across the country have the chance to win free Uber rides for the entire semester.
Let’s face it: saving — especially for the long term — is tough. Whether it’s an unexpected bill or a weekend splurge, too often the money we meant to stash away for tomorrow tends to find its way out the door today. That’s why we’re excited to partner with Betterment to offer flexible retirement accounts to Uber driver partners. Learn how to make the most with every mile…
I’m excited to announce that Uber has acquired Otto, a 90-plus person technology startup whose mission is to rethink transportation, starting with self-driving trucks. Anthony Levandowski, Otto’s co-founder, will now lead our combined self-driving efforts reporting directly to me—across personal transportation, delivery and trucking—in San Francisco, Palo Alto and Pittsburgh. If that sounds like a […]
Uber and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) are teaming up again this year to urge partygoers to plan ahead for the most important part of the night: the ride home. Today through January 1, 2016, Uber will donate $10 to MADD for every ride home purchased through UberEVENTS+MADD. Guests who take a ride home through UberEVENTS+MADD instead of getting behind the wheel will not only be making a smart choice for their cities and streets, they’ll also be supporting MADD’s important work to end drunk driving and aid victims and survivors.
A new survey shows that more people are using the platform on the side, higher numbers of women are starting to drive, and driver-partners are using the app as passengers as well.
Riding with Uber just got easier — and more rewarding — for members of InterContinental Hotels Group’s loyalty program, IHG® Rewards Club. Beginning this week, guests will be able to request a ride from within the IHG® App through the Uber API, and starting in early 2016, IHG guests can set Uber ‘Ride Reminders’ through IHG reservation emails in advance of their stay.
Cooking the perfect Thanksgiving turkey is a lot of pressure. And despite valiant efforts and age-old recipes, many end up with a frozen, crispy, or dropped #ThanksgivingFail. UberEATS came to the rescue this year!
This World AIDS Day, we’re partnering with (RED) and enabling riders to help drive towards an AIDS Free Generation. On Tuesday, Dec. 1, Uber riders in more than 150 cities nationwide can join the fight by choosing to ride (RED) and donate $5 on top of their normal fare.
We are excited to announce the establishment of the Uber Safety Advisory Board, a group of experts who bring a wealth of expertise and experience spanning several aspects of safety. These advisors will provide critical recommendations and counsel as we continue to develop new methods and technologies that reduce risk and increase safety for riders, drivers, and the public.
From aspiring musicians to print shop owners, partners turn to Uber thanks to the flexibility and economic opportunity the platform provides them to pursue their passions. We’re celebrating Small Business Saturday® by highlighting driver-partners around the U.S. who are first and foremost business owners and entrepreneurs.
Millions of business rides are taken on Uber every week, but the magic of Uber can be lost in the stress of keeping work and personal trips separate. Today, we are excited to take the first large step towards bringing the magic of Uber to every business ride with the launch of Business Profiles. Learn more now.
Uber is not just an app, we’re changing the way that people and things move around your city in over 60 countries around the world. Learn more about the many people behind our company and the problems that we’re working to solve. We invite you to apply for a position today.
Flu season is just around the corner and we want to help you beat the bug. On Thursday, flu prevention is on demand through UberHEALTH and available across 35 US cities. Learn how you can outsmart the flu now.