A profound apology

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick sent the following note to all Uber employees Tuesday evening. By now I’m sure you’ve seen the video where I treated an Uber driver disrespectfully. To say that I am ashamed is an extreme understatement. My job as your leader is to lead…and that starts with behaving in a way that […]

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.

New York’s Best Secret Gardens

New York has plenty of serenity to offer beyond Central Park. Concealed between tall buildings and hole-in-the-wall eateries, Manhattan has lots of green spaces to combat its concrete-jungle reputation. Sometimes all it takes is a little wandering and a lot of curiosity to discover a hidden gem. Best of all, many of these beautiful gardens […]

Finding Art and Beauty in Los Angeles

Working in a big city like Los Angeles can be a drain mentally and physically, which makes it all the more important to take time to stop and smell the roses. Fortunately, LA is full of hidden sanctuaries and they’re easily accessible if you request a ride with Uber. Check out these five havens for […]

Using Uber at Los Angeles International Airport

Traveling to the airport can be a little tricky, getting to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) can be exhausting after fighting traffic and shenanigans associated with flying out of California’s busiest airport. LAX had nearly 75 million travelers passing through in 2015 alone, a daunting number for the what is considered the seventh busiest airport […]

Traveling to Los Angeles International Airport

Traveling to and from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) can be a little overwhelming. Of course overcoming any great obstacle takes time and patience, but with the right resources at your fingertips, drivers can help their riders navigate and conquer the beast that is LAX . Putting some of these best practices to use will […]

Traveling to Palm Springs International Airport

Many travelers love flying in and out of Palm Springs International Airport because of its small size and open-air layout. This airport features an outdoor courtyard with patio seating, play areas for kids and pets, and artwork by glass artist Dale Chihuly. Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) has long been a sleepy airport but recently […]

Jeff, your Uber is arriving now

I’m excited to announce that Jeff Jones, Chief Marketing Officer at Target, will be joining Uber as President, Ridesharing. Jeff will be responsible for Uber’s operations, marketing and customer support globally. Ryan Graves, who has been with us from the start, will continue to be integrally involved with Uber as our resident entrepreneur and builder. […]

Commute Smarter with Uber & WageWorks

Many commuters are already choosing to share a ride on uberPOOL every day, but those expenses can add up. Beginning today, commuters in New York City who have a WageWorks® Commuter Benefits Account can pay for uberPOOL rides with pre-tax dollars. Learn how to commute smarter today.

Shop and Dine Toward Free Rides with Local Offers

We’re introducing Local Offers, a way for riders to get free rides spending at nearby businesses with the Visa credit card on their Uber account. It’s pretty simple. Once you enroll in the spots that interest you, you’ll get 1 Uber point for every $1 you spend there. And 100 points earns you a free ride up to $10.

When your co-rider becomes your karaoke partner

uberPOOL matches you with riders headed in the same direction, allowing you to share your ride and the cost. But often, when you request uberPOOL, you end up getting more than just an affordable ride. You get a story. Hear from riders around the world about their touching, funny, and surprising uberPOOL stories.

Driving in NYC? Manhattan’s Best Coffee by Neighborhood

Do you drive in New York City? One major plus of driving in Manhattan is that your coffee break can always be excellent. Distinctive cafés offer a welcome breather from the traffic, and bold brews can be had in every neighborhood. In Manhattan, the coffee is as buzzy as the crowds, an affordable luxury that […]