Today, Uber is publicly releasing our new Request endpoint, which marks a significant milestone for the Uber API. We’re putting developers in the (virtual) driver’s seat, giving them the power to hit our API to request rides and dispatch driver-partners in the real world.
Last night, Uber and Travis were honored to receive the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Civilian Leadership Award in New York City for our UberMILITARY program, capping off a week of moving moments honoring our nation’s veterans. It was an extraordinary privilege for Uber to receive this award on behalf of so many of our nation’s heroes – the men, women and families who have done whatever has been asked in service to our country.
Uber was just featured on Anderson Cooper 360˚. Watch this clip of driver Robert’s interview and hear how Uber “saved the day” for him.
Just nine days after Washington DC’s government reversed its Uber opposition and unanimously passed a regulatory framework for digital dispatch, Uber passengers have won again. UberTAXI’s return to NYC is imminent.