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(WSIL) — People across Illinois will now be able to catch a ride to their destination through the ride-sharing service Uber.
The company announced Tuesday their app would be available in 39 additional counties on Wednesday, Oct. 7. That means Uber would be available in every county in Illinois.
“We are thrilled to make Uber available throughout the state of Illinois,” said David Shapir, Uber’s General Manager for Illinois. “Whether you need an affordable ride to the grocery store or are looking to earn extra
money on your own schedule, all Illinoisians will now have access to the Uber platform. We know these are uncertain times and over the last few months, our tech and safety teams have been hard at work building new product features that help protect everyone, every time they use Uber.”
In Southern Illinois, Uber is expanding to these counties on Wednesday: