Transit & TNCs
Centennial’s Lyft pilot cost about twice as much as Call-n-Rides, got fewer rides
Last August, Centennial started offering free Lyft rides to get more people to the Dry Creek light rail station. The idea was that by operating alongside those boring old Call-n-Rides, the city could reach three times as many people for the same cost.
10 percent of Americans trading in a car plan to use Uber and Lyft instead of buying a new one
Wally Nowinski got his first car when he turned 16 in Michigan, the home of the U.S. auto industry. But after two years of living in New York City, he sold his wheels, using ride services, carsharing and bike sharing to get around.
New RTA partnership to establish service for rural customers
Rural riders of Greater Dayton RTA will soon be able to use a smartphone app for quicker access to RTA service.
RTA Connect, which rolls out June 4, is designed for those living in and near Germantown, Farmersville, and Miamisburg looking for an easier way to utilize RTA service, according to an RTA news release.
Using the ridesharing app, Lyft, riders can book trips at a discounted price to an RTA transfer point in downtown Miamisburg with established RTA bus routes.