David Plouffe will be chief adviser and join the company's board.
Advocates on both sides of the issue say the ride-hailing company helps their case.
Google, a large Uber investor, has been working on similar technology for years.
Travis Kalanick said the company wants to establish a new partnership with European Union cities.
"We didn’t stop surge pricing immediately. This was the wrong decision," the company said.
Senator previously pressed the ride-sharing company over protection of users’ privacy.
The company tried to hire researchers to dig up dirt, a leaked document shows.
A top executive reportedly supported investigating journalists and monitoring rides.
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Uber's affiliate in Denver is offering discounted rates for voters heading to the polls.
Carl DeMaio says his proposal is about "personal freedom."
The GOP is using the transportation company to criticize aggressive regulators.
Campaign committees spent $278,000 on rides during the 2014 cycle.
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Last year, Franken questioned the company on its privacy policies.
The ride-sharing company's prices will be highest from 12:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.
The ride companies are facing new criticism from senators.
Uber has faced a number of similar battles with cities around the country.
The company is bringing on top privacy lawyers after criticism from Congress.
“What is so wrong about digging up dirt on shady journalist?” Kutcher tweeted.
Congressional campaigns paid for at least 2,800 rides, more than taxis or other services.
The company said the driver and other passengers are not at risk.
David Plouffe is Uber's new senior vice president of policy and strategy.
“It's not rocket science: It's going to discourage innovation,” the senator said.