Keep Uber In Tampa
Tampa needs safe, affordable, and reliable transportation options, and Uber is dedicated to providing them. But the Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission (PTC) is more interested in protecting the status quo and limiting choices. In the name of “safety,” the PTC has offered a “compromise” that would put in place a price floor of $30 and ensure it is illegal to get into a car less than 30 minutes after you need one. That’s not safety — that’s protectionism. Tampa deserves better.
Urge the PTC to get out of the way and support consumer choice. Tell them that Tampa needs Uber.
Safety is Uber’s number one priority, and we set the industry standard for consumer safety across the country. All uberX rides in Tampa are insured up to $1M per incident — over 3 times what is required of taxicabs in Tampa. Drivers must also pass a rigorous background check, which includes motor vehicle record checks as well as criminal checks at the county, state, and federal levels before they are ever allowed to access our platform. Furthermore, transparency is built into every ride requested through the Uber app. Riders are required to rate their drivers and overall ride experience upon completion of every trip, and we ensure that only the best drivers have access to our platform.
The PTC Chairman, Commissioner Victor Crist (District 2), needs to hear from YOU. Email and call him to say that you want access to safe, affordable, and reliable rides like Uber.
Email Victor Crist or call (813) 272-5452
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Team Uber Tampa
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–