Lyft is offering free rides to work or an interview for people in the 'employment pipeline'

Mail Online | 10/17/2019 | James Pero For
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Lyft has partnered with several nonprofits to offer free rides for people that are beginning a new job.

With its newly announced Jobs Access Program, Lyft says it aims to help bridge a transportation gap that can prevent some people from holding steady jobs.

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'For the unemployed, reliable transportation to a job interview or to the first few weeks of work can mean the difference between successful, long-term employment and lost opportunities,' wrote the company in a press release.

'So we’ve partnered with several leading national and local organizations dedicated to workforce development in order to deliver free or discounted rides to people making their way through the employment pipeline.'

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Among the groups Lyft's program is designed to help are veterans, people with disabilities and people who live in low-income areas.

Lyft says 44 percent of its rides start or end in 'low-income...
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