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Introducing SELECT

Whether it’s date night, a midday meeting, or just a reason to feel fancy, you deserve to ride in style. That’s why we’re introducing uberSELECT in Newport — safe, affordable rides, with quality a step above the everyday.

Speak up for Uber in Rhode Island

In the coming days, the Rhode Island Legislature is considering legislation to regulate Uber in the Ocean State. Help shape the decisions your representative make by sharing your experiences with Uber. Our elected officials need to hear your testimony to make sure they understand what Uber means to Rhode Island.

Safe, reliable rides to and from Mohegan Sun

Whether you’re attending a concert, pampering yourself in the spa, or trying your luck at the tables, we’ve got you covered with a safe, reliable ride there and back.

Nor’Easter: Stay Safe, and Read Before You Ride

A major nor’easter is expected to hit Boston tonight bringing heavy snow and blowing wind over the next 2 days. We wanted to provide a quick update about how your Uber rides will be affected by the storm.

You Deserve a Study Break

‘Tis the season to be studying. With finals en route, we know stress levels are at an all-time high. That’s why we’ve teamed up with some of our favorite brands to bring you on-demand Study Break care packages—for free! See how you can get yours delivered straight to your desk.

Rhode Island, Your uberXL Is Arriving Now!

Something BIG just rolled into Rhode Island. We’re pumped to announce the arrival of uberXL, the most affordable high-capacity vehicle option in town! With room for up to six passengers, uberXL is spacious, convenient and low-cost – think Toyota Highlanders, Honda Odysseys and Ford Explorers.

Uber + MADD: Safe rides now 25% cheaper

  We’re on a mission to help keep the roads safe in Rhode Island, where drunk driving causes 38% of traffic fatalities. We’ve already seen DUI rates decline in Uber cities across the globe, and the tens of thousands of RI Uber rides that have taken place to date make us think we’re onto something […]

Updated: Stand up for Transportation Options in Ri

  UPDATE [6.21.14]: We appreciate all of your support, and wanted to give you an update on Uber in Rhode Island. The Rhode Island General Assembly passed legislation last night to formally explore innovative transportation options. Thank you to Representative John Edwards and Senator Maryellen Goodwin for sponsoring the legislation and promoting consumer choice in […]

Summertime and the riding’s easy (and free!)

  Newport… Your FREE Uber is Arriving Now! Warmer days and fun-filled nights are finally here. We won’t let a safe ride stand between you and a summer of fun, so we expanded our reliable coverage area to include your favorite summer destinations like Newport and Narragansett. Whether you’re headed to dinner on the water, […]

The Truth about Rhode Island’s Rural Rides

Since our launch in the Ocean State, Rhode Islanders have embraced Uber with open arms. Folks like Nathan in Narragansett told us how it used to be “extremely difficult to arrange car service or find a taxi in Rhode Island”—that is, until Uber provided an affordable, reliable option available in cities and rural areas alike. […]