Leave it to Lyft to remain in lockstep with Uber in its championing of multimodal forms of transportation. The San Francisco company today announced that it’s adding bike lanes to the Lyft app (starting with iOS) in every market where it has bikes or scooters, following on the heels of push notifications reminding riders and drivers to remain aware of bikes and scooters. Protected bike lanes will appear as solid green lines, while bike-friendly routes will show up as dotted green lines.
The idea, explained Lyft’s head of micromobility policy Caroline Samponaro, is to help cyclists and scooter riders quickly find the most comfortable routes. “We believe that providing clear information about bike lanes in our app will encourage more people to choose two-wheeled transportation