Uber has been open for business for 6 weeks. How are we doing? Here's an update on Uber for Business (U4B) from the #UberData Team.
Today the Science Team drops into uncharted territory like tea to the harbor with UberBOAT! The Uber Boston crew made an exciting move last month – from June 4th-15th, curious (and persistent) Bostonians were able to request a water taxi using the Uber app from 20 docks along the Boston Harbor.
Here’s what we learned about Boston, boats, and transportation options from our most recent experiment in moving people around cities.
Here at Uber, things are happening pretty quickly. What launched from humble beginnings in San Francisco in 2010 grew to a global service spanning 3 continents and the world’s top cities in 2012. By the end of 2013, that number had more than quadrupled, and in early 2014 we hit the 100 city mark (and we’re just getting started).