Lyft on Friday told drivers they could sign up for delivery services for healthcare, government services and groceries as ride-hailing demand plummeted during the rapid spread of coronavirus in the United States.
In an email to drivers, Lyft co-founders John Zimmer and Logan Green said “those who would like to help neighbors get to grocery stores, workers to hospitals and caretakers to their jobs” can join a new “LyftUp Driver Task Force.”
A link sends drivers to a Google doc sign-up sheet.
Lyft did not immediately respond to a request for comment for additional details on the delivery service.
In the same email, Zimmer and Green said they would contribute their salaries through the end of June to company efforts supporting drivers during the coronavirus crisis.
Lyft also said it was teaming up with other companies to provide drivers access