red indicates the areas with the most rider trip requests
Hot times to drive
Morning rush hour
Monday - Friday: 4am - 9am
Commuters will be heading downtown for work hours or trips to the airport. Most trips will be inbound towards the city, so there is a lot of demand in outlying residential areas.
Evening rush hour
Monday - Friday: 4pm - 7pm
Most trips will begin downtown and head out of the city towards residential areas.
Weekend Day Times
Saturday + Sunday: 5am - 6pm
Saturdays and Sundays are the busiest days on Uber, even during the daytime. Highest demand will be in and around residential areas and eateries.
Friday + Saturday: 6pm - 3am
Nightlife draws crowds out as early as 6:00PM (or earlier on Saturdays). The highest demand will be downtown and around the University of Alaska, Anchorage campus.