How often do people take rideshares?
Income level and ridesharing, how our incomes affect our rideshare use.
This fall we completed the largest rider rideshare survey ever compiled. Through our fans responses we have gained further insight into how our society uses and views on-demand transportation.
One major takeaway we found, was that as a community, we LOVE rideshares. According to our survey respondents 35% of people take rideshares at least once per week. On top of that 68% of people see themselves riding even more in the future.
Not only are people taking rideshares on a regular basis but ...read more
Sheprd is a modified rideshare service for children based in Newton, MA. Sheprd organizes popular ride routes from various activity facilites (YMCA, dance studios, camps, etc) within the town of Newton. Each ride within Newton costs a flat rate of $17, if your desired ride goes outside of Newton town limits you will be charged per mile and per minute fees as well. To check the estimated cost of your Sheprd ride use our Fare Comparison Calculator.
School aged children from K-12 grade are eligible to ride with Sheprd and Sheprd will try to match up routes for ...read more
Thanks to the many RideGuru fans who completed a joint rideshare survey conducted by RideGuru, Bellhop, and The Rideshare Guy, we now have more insight into how our communities use and view rideshare services.
With over 1,000 total respondents, this comprehensive survey was the largest of its kind focused on passenger rideshare use. Respondents spent over 150 hours answering 41 in-depth questions across rideshare habits, spend, impact, future technologies as well as other shared mobility options such as bikes and scooters.
The survey results have ...read more
Is my car allowed for Lyft? What model vehicle do I need to drive for Lyft? Can I drive for Lyft with my 10 year old car?
Looking to drive for Lyft? Your first step would be checking if your vehicle meets Lyft's minimum requirements. Lyft has created guidelines for what types of cars are eligible within each Lyft service and we have gathered these guidelines and the accepted makes and models below. For more information on becoming a Lyft driver and the steps you will need to complete visit this help article.
First, for all Lyft services there ...read more
Need help signing up for Lyft? Are you ready to order your first Lyft ride? Follow the steps below to learn how to navigate the Lyft app and get around your city.
You will need to provide information such as your name, phone number, email address, and a photo of you.
After entering in the code and personal information your account will be all set up!