Lyft Launches Shared Route Program

Photo via Wikipedia.
Photo via Wikipedia.

Lyft has launched Lyft Line, a daily use ride program with the theme “shared rides along shared routes.”

After selecting your destination, the Lyft mobile app platform will connect you with a ride already going the same way, according to Lyft’s blog.

Lyft Line is part of a new transportation category called personal transit, says the company. Because Lyft Line is designed for daily travel, Lyft has made it more affordable by pricing it up to 60% less than an original Lyft ride.

Initially launching in San Francisco on iOS smartphones, Lyft Ride will soon be expanding to other cities as well as to Android smartphones.

For more information, visit http://blog.lyft.com/posts/introducing-lyft-line.

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