(KMOV) -- Transportation network Uber launched in the Metro East Friday.
UberX will be rolling through the streets of Alton, Belleville, Collinsville, Edwardsville, East St. Louis and more. UberX drivers have mid-range or hybrid vehicles with seating for as many as four passengers.
All Uber drivers must undergo the company's rigorous background and driving history check.
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