Lyft’s carpooling service is popular in five U.S. cities, according to the ride-hailing company. The announcement comes as Lyft launched Line in Toronto.
Rental cars are reshaping the means of transportation. What Uber and Lyft started have provided many conveniences that hotels are getting into the act too.
Ridesharing has been around since the 1970s but recently gained popularity with the help of smartphone apps.
Lyft revenues have increased while its main rival, Uber, reported more than $1 billion in losses.
Lyft has secured a permit to test its autonomous driving technology on California roads.
Travis Kalanick's scandal-ladened leadership of Uber has come to an end. Many hope this signals a major culture change for the ride-sharing company.
In addition to business chief Emil Michael leaving, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick may also depart—albeit temporarily—from the global ridesharing giant.