Lyft Now Lets Customers Request Rides Ahead of Time

By: Meghan Young - May 24, 2016
References: lyft & techcrunch
There are many instances in which people know exactly when they need to leave a place either for a specific destination and that's where scheduled ridesharing comes in handy. Now an option with Lyft, a competitor of Uber, customers will be able to request a car in advance to ensure everything is kept right on time.

Although it's unclear how this new scheduled ridesharing service will be affected by surge pricing, it's undeniable that people will be using it. The company explains the peace of mind it offers, "People like the security of knowing they already have a ride scheduled." The scheduled ridesharing option is also extremely easy to use, all you need to do is follow the prompts.