Tyler City Council approved an updated transportation ordinance today that will allow ride sharing app companies like Uber to operate within the city.

During today's City Council meeting the council vote 5-2 in favor of the modified ordinance which could bring Uber to Tyler in as little time as a few weeks.

Uber representative Trevor Theunissen said the company will be “up and running in a few weeks,” according to an article in the Tyler Morning Telegraph.

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