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.
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 […]
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.
The last few weeks have been filled with holiday traditions. One of our favorites at Uber is workation. Workations — a combination of work and vacation — aren’t a new concept, but ours is unique to Uber culture. Each year, we ask employees to come up with ways to improve our product or customer experience. We […]
Happy New Year! From Sydney to San Francisco, and hundreds of cities in between, people who drive with Uber provided nearly 15 million safe rides this New Year’s Eve, with an average ETA for a ride of just 4 minutes.
Check out these tips on how to enjoy a stress-free night on New Year’s Eve.
Thank you all for joining our call today. Let me start by saying that we value our relationship with elected officials and regulators both in San Francisco and Sacramento. We also understand the need to regulate Uber’s services, and have consistently supported progressive, common sense regulations for both ridesharing and self-driving technology across the United […]
Dear business travelers, commuters, managers, As the new Global Head of Uber For Business, I wanted to take a minute to introduce myself and my vision for our team and product. Throughout my career I’ve focused on building products that change some fundamental ways we live and work—starting by making the online world accessible at […]
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 […]
We’re excited to unveil Uber Beacon, a device that goes on a driver’s windshield and uses color-pairing technology to help drivers and riders more quickly connect at night, particularly at crowded venues.