Ride Share App Uber Now Serving Southern Illinois Counties

Starting Wednesday, Oct. 7, Southern Illinois communities will have the ability to use ride-sharing App Uber.

Posted: Oct 6, 2020 10:23 AM

Starting Wednesday, Oct. 7, Southern Illinois communities will have the ability to use ride-sharing App Uber.

Over 39 counties including Wayne, Wabash, Edwards, and White will have the app available throughout the entire state.

The expansion comes as Uber tries to adapt its policies to help drivers and riders stay safe during the pandemic.

The company did make a $50 million dollar commitment to providing personal protective equipment, as well as a partnership with Clorox to distribute wipes to drivers across the country.

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The cold front has come and gone and with it our threat for Severe Weather. However, scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to affect portions of the Tri-State through the remainder of the evening ahead. In fact, there is a possibility that some of the thunderstorms we see between now and 9PM or so could produce small hail and wind gusts in excess of 40 mph. Anyone planning on attending a football game this evening should make sure an umbrella or poncho is on hand to keep you dry and should anticipate at least some rain delays to occur. The rain should finally exit east of the Tri-State between 10PM and 12AM; it's around that time that wind speeds will again pick up some steam - our northwesterly winds are expected to gust as high as 35 mph at times overnight.
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