17 OCT

Paving the Way for Innovation in Austin

The voices of the people of Austin were heard loud and clear by the Austin City Council yesterday - and because of you, they voted overwhelmingly to ensure a permanent home for Uber in ATX. Thanks to Councilman Riley and the rest of City Council, your freedom to request a ride remains just a tap away.

13 SEP

Providing Rides When They Are Most Needed

The availability of safe and reliable options to get around is essential to reducing drunk driving in any city. That’s particularly the case in Austin, where there are few late night transportation options available and drunk driving is a rising issue.


Welcome to Austin, uberXL!

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and we're excited to announce the arrival of Uber's newest product: uberXL! Starting today, you can request uberXL with seating for a group of six - think Honda Pilots and Toyota Highlanders.


Uber Rolls Back into Austin with Free Rides

Uber has returned to the Live Music Capital of the World, and we're here to stay! To celebrate, we're hooking you up with FREE rides for 2 weeks.

13 MAY

Tell City Officials TODAY That #AustinNeedsUber!

We are continuing to work with City officials to help this resolution pass, but we need your help.  Make your voice heard and bring more transportation options to Austin now! Sign the petition at

14 MAR

Thanks so much, SXSW 2013!

That's a wrap! Uber in Austin was a massive success. Here's more info on what we accomplished.


Saddle up - Uber's back for #SXSW13!

Uber is back for SXSW13! This time we're bringing back Pedicabs and a slew of surprises because #UberIsBiggerInTX


Uber 2.0 - Now on Android!

We've partnered with Samsung to give SXSW attendees their first look at Uber 2.0 - The Ride Ahead!


Uber's Bringing #OMGUBERBBQ to Austin

11 MAR

SXSW Day 1: Live Blogging the #UberPedicabSXSW Madness!

We're blogging live from Austin giving you the low down on the Uber Pedicab extravaganza!