Expanding WAV Reliability in Portland

Since we relaunched in April, Uber has been proud to become a member of the Portland community– serving over 80,000 Portland area riders. As part of our commitment to making sure all Portlanders have access to safe, reliable rides, Uber is expanding Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV) reliability.

Announcing UberASSIST: Expanding Transportation Options

Today, we are announcing a new platform that will allow those needing an extra hand to request safe and reliable rides at the tap of a button — uberASSIST. With uberASSIST, uberX partners have received training on the necessary knowledge and safety requirements for those with accessibility needs.