My Uber Drives
Complete Details of My Uber Drives in 2016
# Context My Uber Drives (2016) Here are the details of my Uber Drives of 2016. I am sharing this dataset for data science community to learn from the behavior of an ordinary Uber customer. # Content Geography: USA, Sri Lanka and Pakistan Time period: January - December 2016 Unit of analysis: Drives Total Drives: 1,155 Total Miles: 12,204 Dataset: The dataset contains Start Date, End Date, Start Location, End Location, Miles Driven and Purpose of drive (Business, Personal, Meals, Errands, Meetings, Customer Support etc.) # Acknowledgements & References Users are allowed to use, download, copy, distribute and cite the dataset for their pet projects and training. Please cite it as follows: “Zeeshan-ul-hassan Usmani, My Uber Drives Dataset, Kaggle Dataset Repository, March 23, 2017.” # Past Research Uber TLC FOIL Response - The dataset contains over 4.5 million Uber pickups in New York City from April to September 2014, and 14.3 million more Uber pickups from January to June 2015 https://github.com/fivethirtyeight/uber-tlc-foil-response 1.1 Billion Taxi Pickups from New York - http://toddwschneider.com/posts/analyzing-1-1-billion-nyc-taxi-and-uber-trips-with-a-vengeance/ What you can do with this data - a good example by Yao-Jen Kuo - https://yaojenkuo.github.io/uber.html # Inspiration Some ideas worth exploring: • What is the average length of the trip? • Average number of rides per week or per month? • Total tax savings based on traveled business miles? • Percentage of business miles vs personal vs. Meals • How much money can be saved by a typical customer using Uber, Careem, or Lyft versus regular cab service?