• Lyft now integrates public transit info in app

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Lyft has officially entered the public transit space with the launch of Nearby Transit , a feature currently available just in Santa Monica, Calif. This comes just a couple of days after Lyft deployed electric scooters in the city .
    Today, Lyft customers in Santa Monica will see the Nearby Transit option, which includes route information and schedules for the Big Blue Bus, LA Metro and Metrolink. The feature is in partnership with Trafi, a transit information platform.
    “Building on the launch of Lyft Scooters in Santa Monica this week, it's another step toward providing effective...
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  • The Lyft app will now tell you the fastest way to get anywhere - even if it means taking public transit instead of a Lyft ride

    The Lyft app will now tell you the fastest way to get anywhere - even if it means taking public transit instead of a Lyft ride

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Lyft and a company called Trafi are partnering to add additional transportation methods like public transit to Lyft's in-app routing system.
    Riders will be able to choose different combinations of transit - like taking a subway or bus before or after hopping in a Lyft vehicle.
    The move is meant to give Lyft users more flexible and affordable routes to their destinations.
    Riders in Santa Monica will receive the update first, but Lyft plans to roll the feature out to more cities in the future.
    Sometimes that Lyft pricing can be just too much during peak hours, and the longer subway or bus...
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