Lyft reaches one million rides per day but is still well behind Uber

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  •   July 31, 2017
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Lyft reaches one million rides per day but is still well behind Uber

Today, Lyft announced that it's now providing over one million rides per day. The company announced the milestone in a blog post, which highlighted some of its other achievements as well. Lyft noted that for the last four years, it has shown 100 percent year over year growth and it has launched in 160 new cities so far this year. That brings the company's reach to 360 communities and 80 percent of the US population. 

While the continued growth shows Lyft is holding its own, it still has a long way to go before it catches up with Uber. Founded three years before Lyft. Uber reached the one million rides per day mark in 2014 and as of a year ago was giving an average of 5.5 million rides a day. Uberjust recently surpassed its five billionth ride. But Uber has taken a hit recently. Business Insider reported 

Today, Lyft announced that it's now providing over one million ri