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Uber expands to Mount Pleasant


Uber is coming to Mount Pleasant. 

Starting at noon today, the popular ride-sharing app will begin offering services in Bay City, Saginaw, Midland and Mount Pleasant, according to a company press release.

The app-based taxi service uses smartphones to connect freelance drivers with travelers 24/7, and is available for Android and Apple IOS operating systems. Fares are calculated on a per-minute and per-mile basis, according to the company's website.

Those interested in registering as an uber driver must meet the following requirements.

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Have at least one year of driving experience in the U.S. (3 years if you are under 23 years old)
  • Have a valid U.S. driver’s license
  • Use an eligible 4-door vehicle
  • Have a valid vehicle registration
  • Have a clean driving record and criminal history