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Common Courtesy Expands to Lyft

August 12, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

COMMON COURTESY EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP TO LYFT

 

Common Courtesy, an Atlanta based Non-Profit, has successfully provided over 3,000 individual rides to people without access to local transportation in the last two years through a partnership with Uber. 

 

Today, we are excited to announce that we are expanding this partnership to include Lyft, also leading ride-share provider! “We are very excited to be partnering with Common Courtesy and expanding their coverage area,” explains Gyre Renwick, Head of Healthcare Enterprise Partnerships at Lyft. “Our team at Lyft is very committed to serving our aging, low-income and at-risk population and we feel that our mission and values align nicely with Common Courtesy and the great work they do.” says Renwick.

 

We will move forward working with both companies in providing rides to those who need it most. Our founder, Bob Carr, said on the expansion, “Lyft will allow us to expand our reach to as many people as possible. In particular, we look forward to how this new partnership will allow us to expand outside of Georgia.”

 

At the moment, we are working on several potential expansions throughout the country. More details will be released as they develop.

 

About Common Courtesy

Common Courtesy is a national non-profit which coordinates rides provided by Uber and Lyft drivers to those who need it most. Our ridership is primarily users who cannot drive whether it be for reason of age or disability. We serve several prominent organizations including Grady Memorial Hospital, Aloha to Aging, and the American Parkinson Disease Association – Georgia.

 

About Lyft

Lyft was founded in June 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer to reconnect people and communities through better transportation. Lyft is the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S and is available in more than 200 cities. Lyft is preferred by drivers and passengers for its safe and friendly experience, and its commitment to affecting positive change for the future of our cities.

 

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