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.

How Uber Can Be a Daily Transportation Option

When riders consider Uber, it’s often as a one-time transportation solution. They might use it on vacation to get from the airport to the hotel, for instance, or to head downtown on a weekend. But there’s lots of ways that Uber can be used on a daily basis, whether it’s to commute to work or […]

Here’s Why The Savviest Business Travelers Choose Uber

Here’s Why The Savviest Business Travelers Choose Uber Business travel can be stressful. Whether you’re flying across the globe to close a multi-million dollar deal or traveling across town to pitch a new client, there are always variables involved in the logistics of simply getting there, before the meeting even begins. Uber helps simplify trips, […]

Planning a Vacation? Plan on Uber.

Vacations can be stressful…which is ironic, since vacations are designed to be a relaxing break from everyday life. Uber can’t eliminate every stressful part of a trip (*ehem* middle airplane seats), but it can make vacations much more enjoyable. And, because nearly 4 out of every 5 vacations in the United States are classified as […]

Shop Your Way® Rewards, Whether You’re Driving or Riding

We’re always looking for ways to make the Uber experience more rewarding, whether you’re behind the wheel or in the backseat. Thanks to a new partnership with Shop Your Way, we’re offering both driver-partners and riders benefits that make the journey even more valuable.

Make Your Voice Heard On November 8th

Uber celebrates the cities we serve and one of the best ways to engage with our communities is to encourage riders and drivers to vote. Today is National Voter Registration Day and we are pleased to announce that we are partnering with Google to help Uber riders and drivers register to vote and get to […]

Uber gift cards now available nationwide

Starting today, you can give the gift of … well, actually you fill in the blank. Whether it’s exploring a new city, a night out with friends, or simply a safe ride home, Uber is ready to help get the special people in your life where they want to go. And treating them to these […]

Places to Eat: Navigating NYC with a Food Allergy

As anyone with severe food allergies knows, meandering along the streets of a city and dropping into a restaurant that looks or smells delicious isn’t the safest way to travel. Choose a place where staff isn’t allergy-aware (or, worse, are allergy-intolerant) could mean eating hospital food the rest of your trip. And that worry may […]

Things To Do: 24 Hours in Chicago

Chicago. The Windy City. A changing landscape from winter to summer makes Chicago one of the most captivating cities to visit regardless of time of year. Rich with art and culture as well as a fantastic food and drink scene, the lakefront city has a lot to offer. Getting into Chicago Chicago’s airports are known […]

Things to Do: Top 5 Nightlife Spots in Washington DC

Bordered by Dupont Circle, Embassy Row, and Woodley Park, Adams Morgan is one of Washington DC’s most eclectic neighborhoods. This small, colorful area is known for its nightlife, and parking can be a bit of a hassle, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the area. You won’t want to waste time hoofing it for blocks because […]

Top Five Kid-Friendly Spots to Visit in Brooklyn

Just across the river from the concrete jungle of Manhattan is a wonderland called Brooklyn. One of New York City’s five boroughs, Brooklyn is known for amazing family-friendly places to explore, but you won’t get to all these gems on foot or by bus. Brooklyn’s parking is notoriously impossible, and taking public transit can exhaust […]