THE BLOG

29 OCT

UberKITTENS is Back!

In honor of National Cat Day, Uber is back for a second year of uberKITTENS in 7 cities: Seattle, San Francisco, Phoenix, Austin, Chicago, New York and DC. Learn more...

29 OCT

Uber Setting the Standard for Safety in Ridesharing

Four months ago, Giuliani Partners embarked on an independent strategic review of Uber’s driver background check (“BGC”) process. Today, I would like to update you on our progress. Uber is on track to complete more than 2 million background checks of potential drivers in 2014, which Uber has noted is among the highest totals of any major corporation in the world. This is a daunting task for a company that has yet to reach its 5th birthday – but I am pleased to say that in my opinion and that of my safety consulting team at Giuliani Partners and our partners at Guidepost Solutions, Uber is setting the safety standard in the ride-sourcing industry.

29 OCT

¡Valencia! Your uberPOP is arriving now

Following successful launches in Barcelona and Madrid, uberPOP arrives in Valencia. Senyor pirotècnic, pot començar la mascletà!

27 OCT

DC Leads the Nation with Passage of Innovative Ridesharing Bill

DC Council passed the Vehicle-for-Hire Innovation Act - providing a permanent home for ridesharing in the District.

24 OCT

Uber Launches in the Biggest Little City

You asked for it and we are coming to you, Reno! After seeing thousands of people open the Uber app in the Biggest Little City, we are excited to make the Biggest Little announcement - we've arrived in Reno.