washington

1 JUL

Uber Cup: Congratulations, Ahmad!

Day in and day out, our partner drivers take to the roads to provide you with a safe and reliable ride. To show our thanks to the dedicated drivers that power the Uber system, we're sending 7 of the top drivers to Brazil for the sporting event of the year! Join us in congratulating Ahmad — our East Coast winner from Washington, DC!

31 MAR

DC’s Mayoral Race and the Future of Uber

With the District buzzing over tomorrow's Democratic Mayoral Primary, we've gotten a number of questions over the past week from riders and partners on where candidates stand on Uber. We sent a questionnaire to all of the candidates asking for their views on innovation in the District in general and on Uber in particular. Here's what they had to say.

16 OCT

UBERX IS FREE THROUGH FRIDAY

It's hard to beat the lower uberX rates we announced recently, but how about... FREE? uberX, the low-cost Uber, is FREE this week in the DC area until Friday! Use promo code DCLOVESuberX for two free rides up to $20 each.

3 OCT

New uberX Prices, Now 18% Cheaper Than a Taxi!

Even with the government shutdown, Washingtonians still have places to go. That's why we're thrilled to announce new uberX pricing today that makes the low-cost Uber more affordable than ever before—permanently.

18 SEP

Rock and Roll Out to Freefest with Uber

Uber's got you covered for Virgin Mobile Freefest!

8 AUG

DC, uberX is Arriving Now!

uberX has officially arrived in the nation's capital!

24 JUN

Reduced Minimum Fare for UberBLACK in DC!

With barbecues, pool parties, and 4th of July just around the corner, there's no doubt that summer is arriving now! As the mercury rises we're lowering our black car minimum fare to just $12, making it easier than ever for you to stay cool with Uber in the summer heat.

24 MAY

Uber Taxi Update: Green Light for Summer

In an emergency session of the District of Columbia Taxi Commission (DCTC) held this morning, DCTC unanimously voted to modify its taxi regulations and delay any changes to technology companies like Uber until September 1. Because of these changes, we can now definitively say that UberTaxi will not close on June 1 but still faces a potential shutdown in September.

17 MAY

Save Uber DC (Again…)

Just when I thought we were out of the woods, the DCTC (DC Taxi Commission) has pulled us right back in. New regulations passed last week are unprecedented and far more restrictive than Uber has seen in any of the 30 cities that we operate in.