Uber unveils safety features, including faster 911 calls

Uber CEO responds to proposed ridesharing tax hike in DC

Uber CEO responds to proposed ridesharing tax hike in DC

Mobile ticketing specialist Masabi has announced a new strategic partnership with Uber to add public transit mobile ticketing into the Uber app, according to a press release.

"Autonomy is part of the solution and long term it will be an important part of getting rid of auto ownership", he said.

Khosrowshahi recently visited Asia and announced many changes to the Uber app under his initiative focused on "ways Uber can better serve riders, drivers and cities".

"We have to have a solution for vehicle ownership, and we have to work together to make sure that living in a city, living in an urban destination, doesn't require you to own a auto", he said. Getaround is now available in cities like Seattle, DC, Portland, San Francisco and Oakland.

Uber's purchase of Jump is also significant because it means the company will actually own transportation assets for the first time, rather than connecting third-party contractors who own their own cars. A spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board said the agency's chairman had a "constructive conversation" with Tesla CEO Elon Musk during the weekend.

Peddling pedals: Earlier this week the firm also revealed that it had acquired the dockless-bike firm Jump.

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Uber has agreed to an expanded settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over claims that the ride-hailing company deceived customers about how it handled their data.

We're investing hundreds of millions of dollars a year in our Express Pool product, and what we're finding is that there are these societal norms that we have to battle.

"I can foresee situations where if I was in a situation where I didn't feel safe, I want something like that at my disposal", Hall said. This could allow users to book public transit trips within the Uber app. "And you'll be able to pay for the services in your Uber app", he added. In the short term, this investment will create an enhanced, geographically searchable database to help emergency dispatchers more quickly connect callers to the correct 911 center.

"Uber values driver-partners and we are always looking to enhance their experience while saving on their costs, in order for them to make the most from their small businesses".

The vehicle renting service finds and unlocks cars that are listed in the app for rent.

Shared rides are central to Uber's vision for its future, in part because Pool in theory should improve margins on rides by putting more people into each auto. But what this deal does do is offer a further example of how integrated multi-stage door-to-door trips, known to some as "Mobility-as-a-Service" ("MaaS") can actually be delivered.

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