Uber drivers and passengers are feeling good today.
The rideshare company Uber has dropped its mask mandate effective today.
In a statement, Uber is leaving it up to customers and drivers to decide whether or not they want to wear a mask and is telling customers, “if you ever feel uncomfortable, you can always cancel the trip.”
Before today’s order, Uber had required drivers and riders to wear a mask while using the service since May 18, 2020.
Aside from dropping the mask mandate, Uber also has updated the “no front seat” policy that had customers required to sit in a vehicle’s back seat.
Uber says now a passenger can ride next to the driver but suggests it should only happen if the size of the party necessitates it.