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.
Tis the season for gifts, family, and festivities. The holidays are upon us, and with so much to do, Uber is here to help lighten the load. Whether you’re hosting a big office holiday party or an intimate gathering with friends, UberEVENTS will give your guests an experience to remember. With UberEVENTS you can offer […]
Election Day is less than a week away, do you know how you’re getting to the polling place to cast your ballot? Let Uber and Google help you get out to vote. As part of our ongoing campaign to encourage users to vote, Uber is teaming up with Google to launch a special in-app feature […]
We designed the new Uber app around you. Gone are the days when everyone’s app looks the same. The new Uber experience is reimagined around a simple question—“Where to?”. After all, you use Uber to get somewhere—or to someone. And by starting with your destination, we can tailor the journey to you.
In order to maintain the speed, reliability, and selection people have come to expect from Uber, we depend on having delivery partners available in the right places at the right times. That’s why we’re asking UberEATS customers in select cities to pay more for delivery when they order from restaurants in areas where demand is high but delivery partners are scarce.
This Halloween weekend, millions of riders across the U.S. will turn to Uber for a safe trip home following festivities with family and friends. And hundreds of thousands of drivers will be there to provide those rides and help people avoid drinking and driving to make our communities safer. With millions of people relying on […]
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.
It’s official: the Uber Driver App for iOS is now available for download in the App Store. And to celebrate, we’ve put together a list of the top 9 things you probably didn’t know about the Uber Driver App for iOS. Once you’ve taken a look, head on over to the App Store and take it for a spin.
With Uber, you decide when, where and how long to work — and thanks to our new partnership with Dignity Health and GoHealth Urgent Care, people who drive with Uber in San Francisco will be able to get the health and wellness services they need on a schedule that works for them.
Hear from driver-partners across the country about some of their most memorable uberPOOL experiences.