Uber

Review by Mya Martinez
12 Jan 2021
5

Uber is a transportation service that is available in 60 countries. The service was first created in 2009, and has since grown to service more than 500 cities. Uber has been a controversial service, with many city governments banning the service. The service is now worth billions of dollars, and is predicted to grow to be worth $125 billion by 2025. The Uber application is a mobile application designed for planning a trip with a vehicle service. These vehicles are taxis, black cars, and rides for hire. The service was first established in San Francisco, California, but has spread to over 300 cities in the world.

Features

Uber is a transportation service that connects drivers and passengers. There are two types of services, UberX and UberXL. UberX is the most basic service, which allows drivers to use their own cars. UberXL is for drivers who have larger cars that seat up to six people. New features include the ability to schedule rides up to 30 days in advance, as well as the ability to set pickup locations. Riders can also split the fare with friends.

Design

The design of the Uber app is very simple. The app is an easy way to request a ride and track the driver. The app also has a user rating system, which allows users to rate their drivers. The design is sleek and intuitive. It is user friendly for users to navigate.

Information about usability

The application is available to download on both Android and IOS devices.

Pros

  • Uber is an easy way to get a ride
  • Uber is more cost-effective than a taxi
  • The application has a rating system to allow riders to rate their drivers
  • Riders have the ability to split fares with friends
  • Uber has an updated app that is available for download on both Android and IOS devices
  • Uber has a sleek, user-friendly design
  • Uber is available to 300 cities around the world

Cons

  • Drivers may take longer to arrive
  • Drivers may not take credit cards
  • Uber drivers may not always be licensed
  • Riders may have to pay an additional fee for services such as tolls
  • Drivers may not know their way around

Conclusion

Uber has developed into a popular transportation alternative due to its convenience and affordability. It has a sleek, user-friendly design, and offers new features that make it stand out from other service providers.