Lyft is a fast growing ridesharing company in the U.S. and is available to 95 percent of the US population. The company designs, markets, and operates a mobile application that matches drivers with passengers who request rides, and also allows payment through the app. It also allows riders to schedule rides up to seven days in advance. Lyft, Aptiv, and the National Federation of the Blind Partner to Provide Rides to Blind and Low Vision Passengers.
Its services is primarily focused on college, university, and corporate communities. Lyft was founded in June 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer.
"At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. We’re focused on bringing communities together, and providing better mobility solutions for those who need them most. Alongside providing on-demand options for shared rides, electric bikes, scooters, and transit, self-driving cars in the Lyft app provide another way for people to get around reliably without needing to own a car. "