Today, we’re launching the new and improved uberWAV in Toronto at 1pm. uberWAV is our wheelchair accessible vehicle option, connecting riders with paratransit drivers in vehicles that are equipped with hydraulic ramps or lifts.
Uber and the OCAD Inclusive Design Institute team up to Improve Accessible Transportation in Toronto
Uber is committed to providing increased mobility to all riders through the use of our app. As we work towards this goal, we’re excited to share that we’ve partnered with the OCAD (Ontario College of Art and Design) Inclusive Design Institute to help improve accessible transportation in Toronto.
On Monday of this week, we announced that we’d be bringing uberPOOL to Toronto just in time for the Games. Day 1 (Tuesday) was quite the day – with over 2,000 Torontonians opting to share their rides on uberPOOL’s inaugural day.
Earlier today, an Ontario court ruled in favour of ridesharing in Toronto and dismissed the City’s case to shut down Uber.
Today, local Uber riders and driver partners are rallying at City Hall to support ridesharing and the many benefits it brings to Toronto. They are among the hundreds of thousands of Torontonians who love and rely on Uber, but are concerned the City of Toronto will take it away from them.
Uber is having a huge impact on Toronto’s economy by creating new employment opportunities and connecting people with safe, reliable and affordable transportation options. Since we arrived in Toronto over 3 years ago, thousands of drivers have turned to Uber for new economic opportunities. This year alone we’re on track to create the equivalent of […]