Uber drops mask requirement for riders, drivers

Uber has lifted its mask requirement effective Tuesday, telling customers "if you ever feel uncomfortable,

United States District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle for the Middle District of Florida said the policy was "unlawful

Uber noted that the CDC still recommends wearing a mask if an individual has personal risk factors

Remember: many people still feel safer wearing a mask because of personal or family health situations

so please be respectful of their preferences,” the company said.

if an individual has personal risk factors or if they live in areas with high transmission of Covid-19.

Emergency Amendment requiring masks on public transportation and transportation hubs.

The decision sparked a frenzy of new policies with some airlines like Delta and United dropping the face-covering requirement,

public transportation services like the MTA in New York City will keep it in place.