Lyft's makeover makes it way easier to find a bus, bike, or e-scooter
The Lyft app was overhauled more than a year ago to focus on shared rides. Now it’s got a new look for all the other ways you can get around with Lyft: bike-shares, e-scooters, car rentals, and even the city bus.
Lyft’s new look brings all your available travel options to the home screen starting Wednesday. While we’re used to seeing only cars driving around, in the coming weeks users will see other options sitting on the map. If you live in a city where Lyft runs a bike-share program, you’ll see nearby bikes to rent. Same with e-scooters, rentals, and nearby buses or trains.
“The redesign will drive people in the direction of non-driving options,” Caroline Samponaro, Lyft’s head of micromobility policy, said in a phone call this week. Read more…