Uber + Baltimore = Bal(ler)timore
Whether you call Baltimore “Charm City” (does anyone actually call it that?), pronounce it “Bawlmer” like a good ol’ native, or just tell people the neighborhood you’re from instead, we can all agree Baltimore just got more baller because Secret Ubers are on the streets!
Scott Burkholder of the Baltimore Love Project became Rider Zero this afternoon — the first Baltimorean to open our app and enjoy some #UberLove in Baltimore. The project’s iconic “LOVE” murals have helped connect Baltimore’s wide range of neighborhoods. With Uber in town, we hope to make it even easier to ride between these neighborhoods each and every day.
Scott took his first ride today from Federal Hill to Carroll Park to spread a little more Baltimore Love. Whether you’re heading out for a night on the harbor, hopping safely between neighborhoods, or spreading LOVE all around town like Scott, Uber is here to help.
We’re kicking things off in secret Uber mode, ready for adventurous riders to try things out! We’ll be testing and tweaking up until our official launch, so please let us know what you think on Twitter @Uber_Baltimore or shoot us an email at SupportBaltimore@uber.com. And if you don’t catch a ride at first, don’t worry! We’ll be adding more cars to the road each and every day.
Team Uber Baltimore
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.