Lyft affords half-price rides to the polls on election day
This story is part of , CNET’s coverage of the run-up to voting in November.
Lyft is becoming a member of the hassle to make it simpler to get to the polls this November. On Election Day, you will get 50% off a trip booked by means of the ride-sharing app with the code “2020VOTE.” Observe that the low cost solely features a single trip and it caps at $10 off the entire — so it may not be simpler to get dwelling after you are accomplished voting.
Lyft supplied one thing comparable for the 2018 midterms, however this time the low cost contains renting bikes and scooters in choose cities.
The ride-sharing firm additionally introduced that it is partnering with non-profit organizations by means of the LyftUp program to supply extra free and discounted rides to communities with restricted entry to reasonably priced transportation.
Uber, Lyft’s most important competitor,. Uber’s program contains help with voter registration by means of the Uber app and the potential for free pizza delivered to you in a voting line by means of Uber Eats. Uber has discounted rides on election day as effectively, however did not supply specifics on the deal.