NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Ride-sharing company Lyft is launching a program to give free or discounted rides to people heading to job interviews.
The program is launching in 35 markets across the United States and Canada.READ MORE: Mayor De Blasio Announces Vaccine Mandate For All New York City Municipal Workers, Including First Responders
It includes free rides to work for the first three weeks of a new job.READ MORE: White House Details Plans To Vaccinate 28 Million Children Ages 5-11
The company says it wants to help address transportation problems that affect employment in low-income communities.MORE NEWS: Employee Stabbed To Death At East Harlem Deli
Lyft is partnering with the United Way and other groups to offer the service.