Nevada, We’re Here For the Long-Term
Thank you, Nevada! We continue to hear from riders and drivers that they love Uber and the freedom and flexibility it affords the people of Nevada.
Unfortunately, there is some confusion about ridesharing and how uberX is helping provide a completely new model to meet Nevadans’ transportation needs. In light of a recent court decision, we are temporarily suspending service as we evaluate a path forward.
Beginning tonight, nearly 1,000 jobs disappeared in Nevada and those residents lost their ability to earn a living. But, rest assured, Uber is in this for the long-term and we are committed to the people of the Silver State.
It is clear that Uber has met a real need of supporting access to more transportation options, bringing accessibility to previously underserved communities. And, we have opened doors to thousands of people looking to supplement their income or find a way to support themselves and their family. We remain committed to the tens of thousands of Nevadans who already rely daily on Uber.
Nevadans have spoken, and we look forward to working with Governor Sandoval — a known champion for innovation and job creation– to ensure that the state continues to grow its economy, foster innovation, and encourage healthy competition.
We’re excited to launch Payment Rewards — a way to discover, track, and redeem rewards right in the Uber app. We’re kicking it off with Capital One®, where every 10th ride is free (up to $15) when you pay with a Quicksilver® or QuicksilverOne® card through March 2017.
Today, I’m excited to announce that Arianna Huffington will join Uber’s board. For those of us who know Arianna, it’s clear she knows a thing or two about being an entrepreneur. As the founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, she’s built one of the most successful, innovative media companies in the world… from scratch. […]