Uber, NFL Players Association Launch ‘Uber Rides’ Program
Uber prides itself on finding creative solutions to difficult challenges and today we’re announcing an exciting partnership with the NFL Players Association that leverages our technology platform to create a safer environment for players and their communities during the 2013-14 NFL season.
As part of this innovative alliance, every active NFL player will receive a personalized keychain card containing credits that can be used to summon a high-end ride in any of Uber’s international locations, including nearly 20 U.S. NFL team cities and Pro Bowl host Honolulu. They’ll also receive new rider gift cards for friends and family to promote responsibility to those closest to them.
The partnership underscores the NFLPA’s ongoing commitment to ensuring its members have access to safe, discreet and professional transportation when they need it and highlights Uber’s dedication to providing high-quality service to people all over the world who desire reliable rides without sacrificing style.
NFLPA Player Representatives will be sharing the details of the program with all active players during the month of September. For more information, click here to read the Uber-NFLPA press release.
We are excited to surpass the 100th city mark by welcoming two Brazilian cities, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte, to the UberEATS family. From Atlanta to Warsaw, people have truly embraced this easy and reliable way to discover the food they love at the push of a button. Whether that’s an Indian inspired samosa, a good old-fashioned American burger or Vietnamese pho, people in 27 countries are using UberEATS to get a taste of the world’s flavors at the push of a button.
We’re excited to expand the Uber for Business platform beyond business travel, to include a world-class customer transportation solution, Uber Central. With Uber Central, organizations of all shapes and sizes can now easily provide on-demand, door-to-door transportation for their customers, clients, and guests.
A little over a year ago, we set out to put a new spin on an old classic–make reliable food delivery available at the tap of a button. Back then, we started by offering food in the UberEATS app from 1,000 pioneering restaurant partners in four cities. And today, more than 40,000 restaurants globally–from poke shops to pasta spots–are sharing food with customers through UberEATS. With a growing restaurant community comes more choices and more complexity. So we’re cooking up features to continue to make UberEATS easy and reliable. Here is a taste–