(Black PR Wire) We believe that everyone’s voice – and vote – deserves to be heard, and transportation should never be a barrier. That’s why this Election Day, Lyft is helping more people roll to the polls with access to discounted rideshare, bikeshare, and scooter rides.
In 2016, an estimated 15 million people registered to vote but didn’t do so because of transportation issues.
A study from 2020 found that individuals without access to a car vote at significantly lower rates than those who have one.
These numbers are even more severe for young people of color, who are 30% more likely to cite transportation as a barrier to voting than young white people.
Here’s what else we’re doing: