Uber operates in 279 cities in 53 countries and currently serves 64 percent of the U.S. population - and that footprint is growing every day. But that growth is currently being threatened in Kentucky.
Uber has taken further steps to bring its business within a government approved model.
In December, the Orlando City Council voted to enact ridesharing regulations with the goal of creating a home for Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) like Uber in Orlando. Unfortunately, while the City took the right step in developing a regulatory framework for ridesharing, the bill in its current form simply doesn’t work.
Yesterday was a historic day for riders and drivers in the Kolkata area. The Commissioner of Police, Government of West Bengal, City of Bidhannagar, which includes Kolkata’s tech hub and airport, passed an order regulating on-demand transportation technology aggregators as technology companies, in accordance with the Information Technology Act 2000.
You may have heard that Uber received a cease and desist letter from the Virginia DMV yesterday. We wanted to write to let you know that Uber will operate as usual, and we plan to continue full-speed ahead with our commitment to providing Virginians access to safe, affordable and reliable rides.
In 2014, Florida is on pace to become the third most populous state in the country. But the state’s current transportation ecosystem simply isn’t able to keep up. Millions of residents and visitors don’t have access to efficient, reliable and modern transportation options. If the Sunshine State truly intends to thrive as a destination that fosters innovation and economic growth, its leaders should stand up for more, better, global transportation options like Uber.
The Grand Canyon State is amazing for a lot of reasons… 300+ days of sunshine, breathtaking sunsets, the best tacos and margaritas around, and (of course) Uber! The Uber Arizona team loves providing riders with a convenient, reliable and affordable way to get around Phoenix and Tucson – while also helping tens of thousands of riders get home safely and in style!