Using Uber Pool can be annoying if you’re in a hurry to get somewhere and have to wait until all the other passengers are dropped off first—but even more so if you didn’t even mean to choose that option. When Andre 3000 accidentally ordered Uber Pool, he wasn’t annoyed. Instead, he invited his fellow passenger to…
Aspiring actors and artists have long turned to the restaurant industry for extra cash, but they’ve found a far more convenient alternative: driving for Uber, Lyft, or in some cases, both.
An Uber driver in Athens, Georgia has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a woman and burglarizing her home after dropping her off earlier in the night.
To celebrate National Cat Day, which is today, Uber is bringing kittens right to your door to cuddle! It’s basically like ordering a cat cafe via Seamless.
Uber is yet again facing questions about its safety standards after a San Francisco woman documented voicemails and phone calls from a driver who threatened to rape and kill her. In a first person account on SFist, Eve Batey recounted the violent threats of one of the company’s drivers issued after he was unable to…
On Thursday, New York’s Taxi and Limousine Commission voted to give the people what they want, which is silence during cab rides: a year-long pilot program will phase out Taxi TVs in 1,000 cabs.
An armed robbery suspect was creative when it came to his getaway car. After robbing a store in Maryland, the 23-year-old man ordered up an Uber.
In a Facebook post published last week, Sascha Pangallo said that “psychotic/mentally unstable [Uber] driver” pulled her out of the car and ran her over, “possibly” breaking her leg and leaving a blood clot.
I get scared when I am walking home at night because I am a girl who is bad at punching who also looks like she is bad at punching. So, I am grateful that Uber exists to protect me from the outside world. But now you can’t even trust the people you are inside the Uber with you because sometimes they are the kidnappers.
Hey, Kate Upton’s got a question.
On April 30, a 31-year-old New York woman took an Uber home around 2:30 a.m. from her DJ gig on the Lower East Side. The woman, who we’re not identifying by name, says she fell asleep in the car and awoke to find her driver caressing her face. The woman says the driver then jumped in the back of the car and tried to…
Jaime Hessel—like so many of us—was just trying to get to Manhattan.
Uber is once again facing some questions about its safety standards, after a Philadelphia woman told police she was raped and kidnapped by an UberX driver. The company didn't learn about the rape until 40 days later, when a reporter from Philadelphia magazine told them about it.
A Philadelphia woman told Philadelphia police she was raped by an UberX driver on February 6, who then drove her around for nearly two hours, refusing to let her out of the car. When Philadelphia reached out to Uber for comment, the company was unaware the rape had occurred. That was 40 days ago, and the driver's…
Uber, which "seeks to create 1 million jobs for women as drivers" by 2020, won't be doing so in partnership with the United Nations anymore, it turns out, likely because of the negative PR the company has suffered in the wake of sexual assault and rape complaints.
There are moments when your desire to do the dirty overtake your desire to do so in a private environment. And if you're like enviable New York hipster journalist Rachel Rabbit White, you'll do it in a cab, on a slab, in the park or in the dark. But you won't do it in an Uber. Because they suck for spur of the moment…
In India, Uber is introducing two new ways to make their riders feel safe in the wake of a woman reporting that she'd been raped by her driver—a panic button and a safety net.
An off-duty Uber driver has been accused of sexually assaulting a passenger. The LAPD told Buzzfeed that the driver has not been arrested and that the investigation is ongoing.
Following their oh-so-generous decision to cap surge pricing during the blizzard that sorta wasn't, Uber continues to present themselves as a company that cares by publicizing their relationship with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (and President Obama's close confidant David Plouffe). People, they are your good…