Lyft to fight 'food deserts' with $2 rides to Atlanta farmers markets, grocery stores

Lyft, a San Francisco-based ride-hailing app, has partnered with the City of Atlanta to launch Access AgLanta, a six-month pilot “food desert” program.

Lyft Inc. (Nasdaq: LYFT) said it will provide 300 families in Atlanta living in low income neighborhoods with limited access to groceries, with subsidized rides to and from grocery stores and farmers markets. For the pilot, Lyft will work with some community partners to identify the 300 families. Then, using geofencing technology, they’ll bring…

Original published: 2019-04-15 14:40:54 Read the full Atlanta News here

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