Uber and MADD Working for a Safer LA
Ridesharing services like Uber are helping make Los Angeles safer by offering reliable and affordable rides when we need them most.
This week, Uber announced a study conducted in partnership with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) that reveals that when empowered with more transportation options like Uber, people are making better choices, and those choices are saving lives. You can read more about the study here.
We were thrilled to join Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch Englander, Joshua Jahn, a MADD volunteer who lost his family to drunk-driving and students at CSUN this week to discuss this critical issue and pledge together not to drink and drive, but rather to #THINKANDRIDE.
To promote safe rides during the weekend of the Big Game, Uber will donate $1 to MADD for every trip taken between 12:00 and 9:00 PM when users enter the promo code ThinkAndRide.
More than 300,000 people drive drunk every day: enough to fill the Rose Bowl over three times. We are proud to work with MADD in Los Angeles and across the nation to make sure a safe, reliable ride is always within reach and where drunk driving crashes become a thing of the past.
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–
This flu season, we’re delivering free flu-fighting care packages across the country. When you receive a pack, you’ll have the option to request a free flu shot from a registered nurse–for up to 5 people.