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Uber Upgrades Driver App, Making Navigation Better

Whenever I take an Uber, I try to chat with the driver about Uber, how they like their job, and anything new they like about it. Lately, I’ve been hearing about Uber’s native navigation. Uber’s native navigation has been notorious for being difficult to use.  It gets people from point …

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25% off UberX and UberPool Rides This Weekend in DC

Just a quick note that Uber is offering 25% off UberX and UberPool rides this weekend in the DC metro area. From the notification that I received: The discount maxes out at $5. UberX is the non-black car version of the personalized service.  With UberPool, you may have to share …

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Get 8-Weeks of Unlimited Uber Rides in NYC For $159

Uber, in a possible effort to get an edge on Lyft, is offering unlimited UberPool ride plans this summer through Gilt.com.  You can purchase different lengths of time.  The cheapest is a two-week package at $49.  The  most expensive is 8-weeks at $159. If you book an UberPool, you receive a …

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Uber Continues to Make Me Feel Safe

I was stuck in traffic today.  The person behind me was looking at their phone and nearly ran into the back of my car.  He slammed on the breaks and screeched to a halt pretty suddenly. (I could see him coming in my rear view mirror and was hoping he …

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Does Uber Availability Influence Your Travel Decisions?

With all the craziness with Uber in France, I’ve started reflecting on how my travel patterns have begun to change thanks to Uber. For example, when visiting my parents, we’d have drinks in their house so no one would have to be a designated driver.  I’ve found I go out …

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