Update from Arianna Huffington

I just joined Travis and Liane Hornsey, Uber’s recently hired Chief Human Resources Officer, for the company’s weekly meeting. We spent over an hour discussing women in the workplace — and talking about the review that’s underway by Eric Holder and Tammy Albarran into diversity and inclusion at Uber.

Standing up for the driver community

The following email will be sent to drivers in the US from Travis Kalanick, following up on his post from yesterday. Here’s the email I’m sending to drivers affected by President Trump’s unjust immigration and travel ban: At Uber we’ve always believed in standing up for what’s right. Today we need your help supporting drivers […]

Standing up for what’s right

Our CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick sent this email to Uber employees today, opposing the recent travel ban and working to compensate drivers using Uber who are impacted by the ban. Team, Yesterday President Trump signed an executive order suspending entry of citizens from seven countries—Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen—to the United States for at […]

Celebrate game day and get a safe ride home after the big game! This Sunday, over 100 million people in the U.S. are expected to watch one of America’s most anticipated sporting events. The Bowl gives fans and non-fans alike a chance to get together, enjoy food off the grill, and cold beer from the […]

Back in August 2016, we announced the launch of a program that allowed riders to use their commuter benefits debit card to pay for uberPOOL rides. We’re excited to share that we’ve partnered with Edenred, Ameriflex, Benefit Resource and Navia in more than a dozen cities so that more riders have the opportunity to save money when using uberPOOL to commute.

Every hour of every day, people use Uber to get around the more than 450 cities we serve. From Sydney to Summit, we’ve been working hard to get to know these cities, with the goal of making them cleaner, more efficient and less crowded. Along the way, we’ve found that local leaders, urban planners, and […]

With Calendar Shortcuts, Uber can assist with your planning. Whether it’s a flight out of town, meeting across the city, or dinner reservation with friends, it’s now one tap to get moving!

With Uber, we realize that you’re doing more than just going somewhere—you’re often going somewhere to meet someone. That’s why we’ve been working on two new features: a way for you to Uber directly to a person in your contacts, and a way to unlock custom Snapchat filters so you can Snap while you ride.

Uber Launches Partnership with National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

At Uber, we’re always looking for new ways to get involved in our communities and do our part in times of emergency. That’s why we are pleased to launch an official partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC).  We began working with NCMEC last year to help redistribute AMBER Alerts to our driver-partners when […]

Six Square Blocks: a Boston-area Neighborhood Series

The Boston area has a lot of life packed within its borders—pick any cluster of blocks and you’ll find exciting places to eat, shop, or spend the day. These six blocks in Boston’s vibrant South End, a patchwork of lush green spaces and streets of red brick townhouses dating from the 1800s, include some of […]

Guide to Seattle-Area Hikes for People Who Don’t Like Hiking

One of the draws to Seattle is that you can go out an hour in any direction and be enveloped by mountains, coastline, or small-town charm. (Read: Just. Plain. Green. And fresh air.) Many Seattleites spend their extra hours in search of a hiking trail to escape the day-to-day city gray, but not all of […]

A Mural Tour of Philadelphia

Philadelphia is known for its dynamic street art scene and myriad murals. Thanks largely to the city’s Mural Arts Program, this anti-graffiti measure has turned Philadelphia into one of the most beautifully decorated urban hubs in the country. From powerful political pieces to a tribute to the Roots, the city has over 3,600 works of […]

Navigating Summer in San Francisco

Summer can be a tricky season in San Francisco, since the fog likes to roll in around 4:30pm and linger until well after 10am. As Mark Twain famously said, “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” Twain is also known for saying “If you don’t like the weather in New […]

Iconic Los Angeles: A Few Local Suggestions

Tourists thumbing through guidebooks will immediately find all the typical sightseeing spots which include the Hollywood sign, Rodeo Drive, and Santa Monica Pier. Dig a little deeper and you’ll find gems to which residents give their nod of approval. There are a few locales that will leave an impression and are unequivocally Los Angeles. Where […]

Why I Drive: Meet Charles, a Brooklyn-based Hip Hop Artist

Brooklyn-based Charles Toussaint (also know an Y.S.) has pursued his dream of becoming a successful hip-hop artist for the past 8 years. But a few months ago, his life changed dramatically when Toussaint welcomed his first child. According to Toussaint, this exciting new chapter called for a new occupation as he continues to chase his […]

Drivers Can Start Their Day on the Right Note with Ad-Free Pandora

We designed a new feature with Pandora in the Uber Partner app so drivers can enjoy seamless, personalized music throughout the day. Learn how to get started on the right note…

A Movable Feast: How to Execute the Ultimate Boston Foodie Crawl

Once derided as a city full of uninspired and stodgy eateries, Boston has finally come into its own as a destination for serious gourmands. From traditional New England fare to fine tapas and Asian-fusion to regional Italian, the array of edible options is staggering. With so many places to choose from, some diners are electing […]

$36 in Washington DC: Day-Tripping From Sculpture to Sculpture

The core of monumental Washington is on the National Mall but larger-than-life museum-quality sculptures are hidden in plain site across the city. There’s no better way to take a tour around town than with a couple friends and Uber. This is the perfect expedition to split your fares. The friend without an Uber account will […]