Why I Drive: Mothers + Daughters
Happy Mother’s Day from everyone at Uber San Francisco!
This weekend we’re celebrating the moms in our own lives, as well as the thousands of mothers who drive with Uber. With Uber, moms all over the Bay are working around their busy schedules to earn extra money for themselves and their families.
We talked to a few #UberMoms about how driving fits into their lives. We were inspired by them, and hope you will be too.
Every morning before 5am, Guadalupe leaves her house in Oakland, crosses the Bay Bridge and drives south to Palo Alto. She likes to drive early for two reasons.
One reason is that she knows that many riders in Silicon Valley will be catching early flights. She can take a few travelers to the airport before traffic from the morning commute hits.
The second reason is that she’s a single mother, so she works around her kids’ schedules. Working a flexible schedule that she sets for herself allows her to take care of her kids while earning a living. She drives throughout the morning, right up to about 1:30pm, when she heads back to Oakland in time to pick up her kids.
WHY MOMS LOVE UBER
You Get to Make Good Money
Turn your car into a cash machine. People are looking for rides all over town, come help them get from A to B and get paid weekly in fares.
You Get to Drive When You Want
Looking for a flexible way to make money on your schedule? As an independent contractor with Uber, you’ll have the freedom and flexibility you need to never miss life’s most important moments.
You Get To Be Your Own Boss
With Uber you can never be late because you only drive when you feel like it. No more punching the clock, or reporting to somebody else. Whether you’re supporting your family or saving for something big, Uber lets you get behind the wheel and make money on your terms.
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.