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Uber, Lyft Scrap Mask Requirement for U.S. Riders, Drivers (2)

April 19, 2022, 3:56 PM

Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. will no longer ask riders and drivers in the U.S. to wear masks, joining a growing number of major transport providers shifting their policies.

The ride-hailing giants’ relaxing of their rules comes after U.S. airlines said they would no longer require travelers or employees to wear face coverings on domestic and some international flights. AU.S. judge on Monday overturned a federal mandate for passengers to cover their faces.

“Remember: many people still feel safer wearing a mask because of personal or family health situations, so please be respectful of their preferences,” Uber ...