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Uber officially coming to Dubuque, Waterloo and Cedar Falls

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

It's official: Uber is coming to Dubuque, Waterloo and Cedar Falls.

The online ride-hailing company said in a press release that it would launch service in those cities, along with Sioux City, on March 31.

With the Uber application on your smartphone, you can request and get a ride within minutes, the company says.

Uber also partners with local drivers who use their own vehicles to work whenever they want.

The announcement comes almost a year after Uber first expressed interest in coming to the area.

Local taxi companies in Dubuque expressed concern at the time that the popular company would cut into their business.

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