As it faces fresh concerns over sexual assaults by its drivers, Lyft issued an update on its safety features.

The company said an in-app 911 feature is now available to riders. But its other two announcements were promises for the future: It has partnered with anti-sexual assault nonprofit RAINN to create a mandatory safety exercise for driver applicants, and it is planning to add a feature to detect unexpected delays on trips later this year.

Forecast Update

ALERT NIGHT: Dangerous cold Wind Chills this evening.

February 2, 2023 @ 4:05 pm

DISCUSSION: A Wind Chill Advisory is now in effect for all of the News 8 Now Viewing Area until 9 AM Friday. Dangerous wind chills between -25…

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Clear. Lows overnight -14 to -10F.
Bitterly cold. A clear sky. Low -11F. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph.
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper single digits and lows in the mid single digits.