1. J

    How Much Are You Willing To Pay To Help Make UBER Rides Safer For Passengers? [POLL]

    Hi Uber community! We are a research team hoping to gain important insights on our voice-enabled AI phone application that detects signs of sexual harassment and deploys safety, precautionary interventions (e.g. triggering fake phone calls, notifying friends/families). As this solution helps...
  2. Kurt Halfyard

    RADIUS: How LYFT "See Your Destination" mode SHOULD BE IMPLEMENTED

    In glorious Catch-22 fashion, LYFT's reimplementation of their 'See Destination before Accepting Ride' ---but only if you have an acceptance rate of 90% or higher--- defeats the entire purpose of seeing the destination: Namely to allow drivers to better plan their trips. If you have to accept...
  3. BurgerTiime

    Uber Plans to Check Up on Idle Cars in New Safety Measures

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-05/uber-plans-to-check-up-on-idle-cars-in-new-safety-measures If you sit in an Uber car for too long, the ride-hailing company plans to check up on you to make sure all is OK. Uber Technologies Inc. unveiled on Wednesday meant to make trips...
  4. oleksavr

    Circadian Rhythm

    Can we have this rhythm while working for uber . What is Circadian Rhythm? If you’ve ever noticed that you tend to feel energized and drowsy around the same times every day, you have your circadian rhythm to thank. What is it, exactly? Your circadian rhythm is basically a 24-hour internal...
  5. BurgerTiime

    Uber disabled Volvo safety system before fatality

    http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-uber-pedestrian-technology-20180326-story.html Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey suspended Uber Technologies Inc.'s self-driving car tests on Monday, after the death of a pedestrian who was hit by one of the company's vehicles while crossing a road in Tempe...
  6. BurgerTiime

    Uber is experimenting with a feature "choose where you drive"

    https://qz.com/1055050/uber-is-testing-a-drop-off-area-filter-that-lets-drivers-choose-where-they-drive/ Uber is experimenting with giving a key decision-making power to drivers, making good on its “be your own boss” tagline. The ride-hailing company is testing a “drop-off area filter” that...
  7. BurgerTiime

    Uber just added Snapchat filters and friend locators to its app

    But you're suppose to be 18 years of age and older to ride Uber(?) Article link: http://www.theverge.com/2016/12/21/14024192/uber-snapchat-filter-friend-locator-app-update
  8. UberxGTA

    Uber scheduling rides now? Add arrival time under Destination feature

    Has no one noticed this? Add arrival time under the destination feature has been added within the last 2 weeks. How is everyone's experience with this going? Have you even noticed it????
  9. UberxGTA

    What is the 'Guaranteed Fare' within the Destination feature?

    Guaranteed fares seem to be different from regular upfront fares. The only time I had a 'guaranteed fare' was when I was using the destination feature. Some of these destination feature trips are called 'guaranteed fares' and most are not. One 'guaranteed fare' I had was for 18 min and 7 km and...
  10. financeguy13

    Pausing Trip Requests - New Feature

    Anyone use the new "Stop Trip Requests" feature yet? Just saw it in my app today. I'll be using this on every trip, lol. On a side note, it seems there's been more features added to the driver app lately. Is this unusual or has Uber always been adding features constantly? Was thinking it...
  11. Giantpegasus

    feature needed in a high traffic unpredictable market

    Being a part time driver sometimes I have to get somewhere at some point either during the day or night whatever it doesn't really matter. What I have realized is that in Chicago, even with surge, the traffic and craziness of the city and the time it can take getting too and from show uber...