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Uber to allow passengers to tip drivers

Posted: 10:42 AM, Jun 20, 2017
Updated: 2017-06-20 13:47:06-04
Uber to allow passengers to tip drivers

Today, Uber is committing to "180 Days of Change" for drivers.

The company-wide effort is designed to fix and improve the driving experience.

"For the next 180 days (and beyond) we’ll be making meaningful changes to the driving experience," said Uber Regional General Manager Aaron Schildkrout . "Some changes will be big, some will be small ? all will be changes drivers have asked for."

Uber and Lyft have been in constant competition for ridesharing in Las Vegas and across the country. One aspect that has set Lyft apart is the ability for passengers to not only rate by drivers but to tip them as well.

"Why now? Becau"Why now? Because it’s the right thing to do, it’s long overdue, and there’s no time like the present,"se it’s the right thing to do, it’s long overdue, and there’s no time like the present," said Schildkrout. "This is just the beginning. We know there’s a long road ahead, but we won’t stop until we get there."

Time will tell whether or not it persuades drivers to select Uber over its competitors.