Guest Blog by Lyft.
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From April 11-15, Lyft Line will launch in six of our fastest growing cities: Denver, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Jose, Seattle, and Newark. That’s right, six cities in just five days.
Back in 2014, we created Lyft Line to offer affordable everyday transportation. Line connects you with others going the same way, so you split the price — which is always less than original Lyft. Started in San Francisco, Line will soon be available in 15 metropolitan cities. To date, Line makes up for almost 40% of total rides in communities where it’s available.
“Lyft’s mission is to make our communities better by bringing positive change to transportation – Lyft Line is the heart of that movement,” said Logan Green, Lyft co-founder and CEO. “We are growing and scaling at an incredible pace, which means that we can offer Lyft Line in more markets. Today’s news means that we now offer 25% of Americans the option to affordably share their rides through Lyft Line, which means fewer cars on the road across the U.S.”
We’re excited to take another step — or in this case six — towards making affordable transportation the standard, not the exception.
Bonus news for passengers in Denver: all rides on Line are only $5 in the central Denver area!