Uber offered a status update on how the company will help usher Americans to polls as the November election draws closer.
The ride-hailing giant said in a blog post on Tuesday that it is taking a three-pronged approach to helping people vote in an election marked by COVID-19-related hurdles.
The platform is enabling users to request an absentee ballot through the Uber and Uber Eats apps. It’s offering discounted rides to your local polling station and working with agencies to get people to volunteer as poll workers.
“Over the course of the next two months, we’ll work to ensure every American citizen, regardless of the barriers they face, can cast their vote,” said Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber CEO in a statement.
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