An Economic Bright Spot in the Sunshine State
Since facilitating the first ride on the Uber platform in Florida just over one short year ago, we have now helped to provide more than five million rides throughout the state — and are set to exceed six million by April.
Uber’s wide impact is incalculable: helping a jobseeker to an interview, a parent get home in time for family dinner, a businesswoman with an important client meeting, or a student arrive home safely from a night out with friends. What we can tabulate, however, are the raw numbers and projections for Uber’s direct economic impact in the State of Florida.
Tens of Thousands of Entreprenurial Floridians
Uber is unlocking economic opportunity and empowering entrepreneurs across the Sunshine State. Driver partners are supplementing their income or working full-time while being their own boss and setting their own schedule. This is just the beginning.
Supporting Florida’s Tourism Economy
People from across the country and around the world flock to Florida for the sandy beaches, vibrant nightlife, cultural diversity, and good eats. The Florida economy thrives on tourism. Once they’re here, Uber gets visitors to their destinations affordably, quickly, and hassle-free so they have more time and money to spend where they want.
Uber Florida Today
Uber and our entrepreneurial driver-partners are better connecting communities across the state and helping unleash economic opportunity by delivering safe, reliable and affordable transportation alternatives to Floridian workers, parents, businesses and partygoers.
Team Uber Florida
Whether you’re a freshman or a senior headed back to campus this fall, one thing is certain—you’ll need to eat. And there is nothing worse than being limited to questionable cafeteria food or taking a chance on expired leftovers in the back of the fridge. The best news? UberEATS is expanding to 30+ major college campuses by the end of the year, from Penn State to LSU to Boise State. Since we want you to focus on what you love about college and not worry about your next meal, we’re predicting the 5 times you’ll need to order UberEATS this semester.
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.