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Lyft Adds Public Transit Information In-App in Metro Vancouver

Lyft has today added public transit information directly into the Lyft app in Metro Vancouver, allowing riders to see transit options in the app from TransLink and BC Ferries. This includes details about nearby routes, upcoming departures, and trip options including transit. Lyft riders in Metro Vancouver can now also find walking directions for nearby destinations...

Lyft App Now Includes Local Public Transit Options for GTA Riders

Lyft Canada has just updated its app to include local public transit information for riders in the Greater Toronto Area. The app now shows time, route, and price information from four local transit agencies, including the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), GO Transit, UP Express, and York Region Transit. Lyft’s 2020 Economic Impact Report found that 60%...

Permanent Hub for Lyft Drivers Opens in Mississauga

Designed to be a one-stop-shop for driver support, Lyft inaugurated a new permanent hub for drivers in Mississauga on Monday, Aug. 31. The hub is also only the second of its kind in Ontario, with the first being opened in Ottawa in 2019. According to the ride-sharing company’s press release, parking will be provided to...

Lyft Announces New Health Safety Program in Canada Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Ramping up its efforts to protect riders and drivers during the ongoing health crisis, Lyft has just announced its Health Safety Program with new policies, commitments, and products designed to address the needs of its community. The program is now live across all markets, including Toronto, Ottawa, and Vancouver. Lyft's Health Safety Program will launch with the...

Lyft Announces New Health and Safety Standards for Riders and Drivers

With local governments easing stay-at-home orders around the globe, Lyft is taking measures to protect the riders and drivers by announcing a Health Safety Program which establishes new health and safety standards for ridesharing. Lyft's new Health Safety Program includes the following four initiatives: Personal health certification for drivers and riders Required face masks for drivers and...

Lyft Working on Several Initiatives to Support Communities Across Canada

Even though the demand for ride-sharing is significantly down due to COVID-19 lockdowns across the globe, Lyft has been busy working with local organizations across Canada on several initiatives and programs for drivers to earn and to help provide access to rides for those in need. In Toronto specifically, Lyft is helping VentureKids Canada deliver...

Lyft Expands Coverage into Neighbouring Arnprior in Ottawa Valley

After launching its services in the city of Ottawa almost two years ago, Lyft is now expanding its ride-sharing coverage west into neighbouring Arnprior in the Ottawa Valley. Residents in Arnprior can now use Lyft to hail a ride-share to another part of town or into the national capital (via Global News). Rob Woodbridge, Lyft’s...

Lyft’s Annual Report Highlights Economic Impact on Greater Toronto Area

San Francisco-based ride sharing company Lyft has today its annual Economic Impact Report, detailing how the company is helping create a seamless city living experience by making it easier for people to get around and experience the Greater Toronto Area. The report, which also provides an insight into its rider and driver communities within the city,...