According to our data, in 2019 Lyft had 3,128 cities in the US with a shared carpool option, and Uber had less at 2,453.
As of the end of 2019, 37,890 cities in the US had at least one Lyft service, which is approximately 97% of all cities in the US. As of the end of 2019, 35,859 cities in the US had at least one Uber service, which is approximately 93% of all cities in the US. Lyft […]
Lyft operates in all 50 states in the United States Canada. The company expanded into Canada when it began operations in Toronto in December 2017.
While Lyft and Uber are allowed in the 100 largest cities in the United States, there are other places that don’t allow the companies to carry passengers. Oregon is the only state that explicitly prohibits Lyft and Uber operations in the vast majority of its counties. Riders in Portland can use these services but the companies cannot operate elsewhere […]
Uber and Lyft do not allow drivers to use their apps for pickups outside of their assigned states without switching home states. Drivers are limited to their home states because licensing, insurance, and other regulations vary from state to state.
Uber Uber does not set a maximum distance for each ride. The company does inform riders and driver-partners that each ride may be ended after four hours. Driver-partners are informed prior to the four-hour mark to bypass ride termination as necessary. Uber also limits each driver-partner to 12 hours of consecutive operation that could limit long-distance trips. Lyft Lyft limits each […]
Regulations on airport pickups and drop-offs by ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft vary from state to state. The companies list more than 100 airports in the United States where they are allowed to operate. These airports include major international airports in New York City, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago. Lyft lists eight airports in the Canadian province of Ontario that allow ride-hailing services, while Uber […]
Uber and Lyft serve riders on military bases by pairing them with drivers who already have base access. This service is limited based on the availability of drivers with base access.