THE BLOG

18 SEP

ANCHORAGE RIDER ZERO: John Gourley and Zach Carothers of Portugal. The Man

Today marks the day Uber came to town. And the first to take a spin in an uberX in The Last Frontier were two Alaskans who are no strangers to the safe, seamless experience of transportation on-demand at the tap of a button: John Gourley and Zach Carothers of Portugal. The Man.

17 SEP

UberMILITARY: We Want You

Transitioning from military to civilian life can be challenging, but at Uber we understand that veterans are some of our nation’s most talented and skilled leaders. That’s why we’re excited to launch UberMILITARY: our new program to introduce service members, veterans and military spouses to Uber and empower them as entrepreneurs and small business owners. Over the next 18 months, we will on-board 50,000 members of the military community to the Uber platform.

16 SEP

UBER TO LAUNCH IN ANCHORAGE WITH FREE RIDES

Anchorage, your Uber is arriving now! Starting at 12PM this Thursday, Anchorage residents will have access to the convenience and reliability of Uber. And to kick off our launch and 10 days of FREE rides around town, Alaska’s indie rockin' hometown heroes will be the first to take a spin in an uberX in the The Last Frontier.

12 SEP

Belo Horizonte, your secret Ubers have landed!

We are immensely thrilled to join the thriving startup community of the San Pedro Valley and get our first Secret Ubers on the road in Belo Horizonte - our third city in Brazil!

12 SEP

UBER LAUNCHING DES MOINES WITH FREE RIDES

Des Moines, your Uber has arrived! Starting at 12PM today, residents of Iowa's capital city will have access to the convenience and reliability of Uber, and rides will be FREE for one week to celebrate. Whether you're going to the fairgrounds for some of the Hawkeye State's finest offerings, heading to the airport to catch a flight or in need of a ride home from the farmers market, Uber will be there to help you get around town at the touch of a button!