Ringing in 2017 in New Jersey
Happy New Year, New Jersey!
After several New Year’s Eves under our belt, we’ve learned that millions of people in cities around the world rely on Uber for a safe, reliable ride to and from their celebrations. This year, we wanted to spotlight how riders in the Garden State used Uber when ringing in the New Year. Check out these 4 fun facts!
2. Don’t be late to the party! 1,171 riders arrived just in time to ring in the New Year, getting out of their Ubers within 9 minutes of midnight.
3. Share the ride and the cost! 17,544 riders took uberPOOL and/or used our split fare feature when heading to and from their celebrations!
4. Be there soon! 712 riders used our “Share Status” feature to let their friends/family know they were on their way.
Thank you to the 13,555 drivers who moved New Jersey safely, and to the riders who let us be part of their evening. Here’s to 2017: we hope you’ll join us again for the ride.
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.