Lyft Offering Half-Off Rides to Polls Today!
Need a ride to the polls today? The ride share app, Lyft is making sure no one misses out on voting.
Lyft teamed up with BuzzFeed for "The Ride to Vote" to offer a 50% discount (up to $5) to people on Election Day. Free rides will be offered to those in undeserved communities.
According to Lyft’s website, in 2016 over 15 million registered voters didn’t cast a vote because of transportation issues.
The promotion will run from 5 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Get your promo code here by entering your zip code and make sure you have the Lyft app downloaded first.
If you’re a Lyft driver, the company also plans on giving you a “special gift.”
If you’re wondering about Uber, they too are offering a discount, however, their disclaimer states that it “…is not available at all in Michigan…”
In a report from CBS Detroit, today’s midterms are expected to be the highest its been in almost 50 years, with about 4 million voters.