Charlotte, Your (Secret) Uber is Arriving Now
Charlotteans got a taste of Uber last year during the Democratic National Convention, but we couldn’t wait to revisit the Queen City. Today the wait is finally over: secret Ubers are on the road in Charlotte!
Charlotte may not be the most walkable city, but whether you’re a banker, a Panthers fan, or a student at UNC Charlotte, we all have places to go. 🙂 While we can’t travel quite as fast as they do at the Speedway, we can guarantee there’s never been a more convenient, stylish, or seamless way to get around town.
Our secret rollout today didn’t stay secret for long. Right after the first driver hit the road, Panthers tight end Greg Olsen caught an Uber for a smooth, relaxing ride home from an intense training session!
During this early testing phase there’s still limited availability, but we’re working hard to make more cars available each and every day. Go for a test ride and let us know what you think on Twitter @Uber_CLT or shoot us an email at email@example.com.
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.