Welcome to the future of transportation. Download an app, tap the screen on your iPhone or Android device to locate yourself on the map and hit “Request.” It’s easy, it’s fun and now, it’s legal.
Lyft is part of a growing community of rideshare services in the state of California. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently formally recognized this industry under the category of “Transportation Network Companies,” which includes other services such as Sidecar, Uber andInstantCab. Anyone can become a Lyft driver, as long as they go through the necessary application process. It’s a reflection of the ever-growing sharing economy that is teaching us to make our resources more accessible to a larger population.
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