Thanks Bryan for responding. I'm using an Android Samsung Galaxy 5 and have been getting "failed" when trying to respond "GO" to a text message from Uber.
Was this problem ever solved? I too have been unable to receive a short code SMS from Uber on my Motorola Moto-X Android phone.
We want to ensure you receive the information you need 6105859299. To clarify, are you having trouble with receiving or sending text messages on your Verizon Wireless phone?