Many Adults, Particularly Young Adults, Are Forgoing Rideshare Services Like Uber and Lyft

Fewer people in the US are using rideshare services during the pandemic. According to July 2020 data from CivicScience, 71% of respondents ages 18 to 24 said they have stopped using rideshare services. Of those 55 and older, just 59% said the same, while over a third of the same cohort reported they are still using rideshare services and don’t intend to stop.

Earlier in May, Lyft reported that rides on its service fell by 70% in Q1 and were still down by 75% in the second week of April on a year-over-year basis.

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