MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Uber is changing its tipping policy.
Tipping was rolled out Tuesday in Seattle, Minneapolis, and Houston and is expected to expand to all U.S. cities by the end of next month.READ MORE: MDC North Campus Site Administered Nearly 3,000 COVID Vaccinations
For riders who feel like giving a little something extra to their drivers, it will be easy. The ride-hailing app will have a button on the screen will add a little more to a driver’s take for the trip.READ MORE: Pair Of South Florida Children Who Died A Couple Weeks Apart Have Saved 11 Lives Through Organ Donation
The tip money will go directly to the driver — without Uber taking a cut. The tipping option is nothing new to those who rely on Lyft — it has long been an option for those who use that service.
The change is part of a new campaign by Uber which has pledged to make improvements for the next 180 days.MORE NEWS: 'I Was Physically Shaking! I Was So Excited': Florida Man On Seeing Four Endangered Florida Panthers At Same Time
Other changes being implemented include a shorter cancellation windows, no more unpaid wait times, and extra money added to teen account trips.