Military bases are a difficult place for ride-hailing riders and drivers alike.
Restricted access often means pick-ups and drop-offs at faraway entry gates, and it can be a logistical mess for drivers trying to find someone.
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Lyft announced Tuesday a pilot program with the Department of Defense to make it easier for thousands of military members to request a ride.
“Base mode” is rolling out at Camp Pendleton’s Marine Corps training facility in Southern California so drivers who have access to the base will be matched to passengers within the base. Most drivers who have access are other service members, spouses, or retired veterans. Eligible drivers will be able to turn on base mode within the app. Read more…
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