On December 27, 2018, the D.C. Policy Center was cited in a Forbes article, “Food Deserts Get a Lyft With Low Cost Rides.”
A major hurdle for people living in food desserts is transportation and Lyft has taken another step in trying to fix that. The ride hailing service has teamed up with a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C. to offer some families access to heavily discounted, shared Lyft rides to grocery stores.
Read more: Food Deserts Get a Lyft With Low Cost Rides | Forbes
Related: Food access in D.C is deeply connected to poverty and transportation | D.C. Policy Center