SAN FRANCISCO — Lyft just gave its drivers a lot of reasons to stay with the company. The company unveiled a series of new perks for drivers at an event at its headquarters Thursday.
Among the updates are discounted gas prices, cheaper rental car rates and changes to its app that make it easier for drivers to get paid faster.
“We’re going to make it easier and more affordable than ever for anyone to become a Lyft driver,” the company’s VP of Partnerships, Oliver Hsiang, said during the event.
For drivers, one of the most significant details of the update is a new Express Pay feature that gives them more control over how and when they get paid. While drivers were previously paid every Tuesday, Express Pay will allow them to cash out their current earnings in the app any time the amount reaches $50 or higher. Read more…
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