Secret Uber Jawns Roaming in Philly

 

Oh Snap! Rider Zero in the birthplace of America has emerged. At 8:15 this morning, First Round Capital’s Managing Partner Josh Kopelman (sporting a Flyers cap) whipped out his iPhone, requesting a secret Uber car from Philly’s Rittenhouse Square. Gibson showed up in a slick, black Cadillac Escalade with “wooder” in the back, escorting Josh to catch his train. Uber’s secret *testing* phase on the streets of Philadelphia has begun!

 

Although there are a few cars on the road, please keep in mind that Uber Philly is still in research mode. The experience you have during our *secret* Uber phase *may not blow your mind the way it will once we officially launch (though likely will). We’re still in the process of building our supply and hitting the perfect price point, so feedback is welcomed! Please send your thoughts to supportphilly@uber.com or share your experience with us on Twitter @Uber_Philly. Stay tuned for launch updates. Warning: Adventurous Riders Only.

Brotherly love,

Team @Uber_Philly

Featured articles

Uber for Business now makes it easy to give your customers a 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.

UberEATS: Using technology to build a reliable food delivery experience

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–

Let’s take care of each other

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.