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The areas surrounding Boston have plenty to offer history buffs, culture aficionados, and nature-lovers. Although train transportation to the suburbs is limited, Uber makes it easy for riders staying in the city to explore the region—minus the hassle of renting a car. Visitors can safely return to their urban abodes in the evening after dinner […]

Six Square Blocks: a Boston-area Neighborhood Series

The Boston area has a lot of life packed within its borders—pick any cluster of blocks and you’ll find exciting places to eat, shop, or spend the day. These six blocks in Boston’s vibrant South End, a patchwork of lush green spaces and streets of red brick townhouses dating from the 1800s, include some of […]

A Movable Feast: How to Execute the Ultimate Boston Foodie Crawl

Once derided as a city full of uninspired and stodgy eateries, Boston has finally come into its own as a destination for serious gourmands. From traditional New England fare to fine tapas and Asian-fusion to regional Italian, the array of edible options is staggering. With so many places to choose from, some diners are electing […]

Top Boston Date Destination

The Ultimate Bostonian Dream Dates

Whether you’re on your first date or coming up on your 25th anniversary, you’re going to want to pull out all the stops to impress that special someone. With its graceful European-style architecture, swathes of green space, and world-class museums, Boston is the perfect stage for romance—provided you know where to go. Forget the tourist […]

Supporting Safe Rides During Sunday’s Big Game

The numbers are in and New England wasn’t the only big winner this past Sunday at the Big Game. Football fans across the country made the smart choice to #ThinkAndRide on one of the deadliest nights of the year for DUIs.

UberCHEF: Dine In to Drive Out Hunger

In Boston, Chicago, DC and Seattle we’re teaming up with Kitchensurfing, the online marketplace for chefs, to bring you UberCHEF – on demand professional chefs who arrive at your door and prepare a gourmet meal for you and friends! The best part? This dining experience is guilt-free—every dollar goes back to No Kid Hungry.

Share the Warmth

We’ve teamed up with Goodwill® again to bring you a Winter Clothing Drive. If you’re in New York, San Francisco or Boston on Tuesday, November 25, you can request an on-demand donation pick-up of the clothes you no longer need.

Uber Data from Opening Day

How do people use Uber to get to home openers of major sports in major US cities? Using #UberData from the 2013 season, we compare which sports and cities win out in our first ever Uber Sports Index.

Mapping a City’s Flow Using #UberData

Some neighborhoods have some kind of “activity gravity” that keeps people within them and using Uber’s data we can quantify and visualize this effect.