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Fall driver guide

Students are back, fall sports are in full swing, and concerts and conferences keep the city buzzing throughout the week. The Fall season is a great time to drive—we hope to see you again soon!

180 Days of Change

Improving your experience

Since we last saw you, we've made some major improvements, keeping the Driver Experience top-of-mind. Starting at the beginning of the summer we've made improvements to Earnings, Support Enhancements, Flexibility, and uberPOOL.

Long trip notifications

Now you’ll get a heads-up when a trip is estimated to be 45 minutes or longer, so you have the info you need to choose the trips that work for you.

Here's why

It's a great time to drive

1. Students are back

Fall in New England means tens of thousands of students are back, leading to more trips and more earnings opportunities

2. Fall sports

The New England Patriots season is in full swing, the Boston Celtics and Boston Bruins are back—this means fans from all over will be requesting rides to the big games.

3. Concerts and conferences

It's a beautiful time to be in New England, this means that more concerts and conferences will bring riders from all over New England and more trips to and from the airport.

When & where to drive

Earning with Uber is easy and fits around your schedule. With that in mind, there are a few things to keep in mind:

  • Watch for promotions in your Uber Driver app
  • Each week we send a Partner Weekly newsletter with big events in the city
  • The Driver app will show you areas of high demand and surge, consider driving to these areas to earn more

Example of demand during an average summer week vs. a week of high demand in the fall

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