Uber expanding food delivery service to LSU area
BATON ROUGE - Ridesharing service Uber will be rolling out it's food delivery sector in Baton Rouge by the end of the year.
UberEATS is a service that allows users to order food from local restaurants using an app separate than the standard Uber app. A representative for Uber confirms they are expanding their service to include the LSU area.
"We're excited to launch in Baton Rouge soon, bringing a way for people to get the food they love at Uber speed - stay tuned for more information," an Uber spokesperson said in a statement.
LSU is one of more than 30 college campuses included in the expansion. Specifics on the area UberEATS will deliver to and the restaurants that will be included on the app were unavailable.
A similar food delivery app, Waitr, already operates in Baton Rouge. An Uber spokesperson said a specific start date was unavailable, but a post on the company's blog suggests the service will be available by the end of the year.
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