Lyft Launches in Abilene

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Lyft has officially launched in Abilene! Residents can now request a Lyft for a safe, affordable ride with the touch of a button. 

To celebrate Lyft’s arrival, new passengers can use the code LYFTLOVE17 to receive $5 off their first Lyft ride anywhere.

Lyft, founded in 2012, is the fastest growing rideshare company and continues to differentiate and win people over and through its brand and positive in-car experience. As the only rideshare platform to allow tips, Lyft drivers have received more than $150 million in tips. Interested drivers can view the “Drive with Lyft” page to learn more about joining the Lyft community.

“Lyft has spent the first three months of 2017 bringing better transportation options to cities across the country. Today, we are excited about continuing this growth and bringing safe, friendly and reliable ridesharing to new communities." - Jaime Raczka, head of early stage markets and expansion.

How Lyft Works:
Request: Whether you’re riding solo or with friends, you’ve got options. Just tap request and a driver’s there.
Ride: After just a few taps in the Lyft app, a carefully-screened driver will be on their way to you — just set your pickup point.
Pay: When the ride ends, just pay and rate your driver through your phone.

About Lyft:
Lyft was founded in June 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. Lyft is the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S and is available in more than 300 cities. Lyft is preferred by drivers and passengers for its safe and friendly experience, and its commitment to effecting positive change for the future of our cities.

Lyft is now available in the following Texas cities: 

  • Abilene
  • Amarillo
  • Arlington
  • Austin
  • Beaumont
  • Bryan
  • College Station
  • Dallas
  • Denton
  • Edinburg
  • El Paso
  • Ft. Worth
  • Garland
  • Harlingen
  • Killeen
  • Laredo
  • Lubbock
  • McAllen
  • Mesquite
  • Midland
  • Plano
  • Round Rock
  • San Angelo
  • San Antonio
  • San Marcos
  • Tyler Area
  • Victoria
  • Waco

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