Lyft, the second-largest ride-sharing app by volume, offers transport in hundreds of cities and makes its way to becoming international. The app is also now available in select cities in Canada. Lyft provides a range of vehicles to choose from, including average-sized autos and larger Lyft plus cars.
The Israel-based ride-sharing app, formerly known as GetTaxi, covers hundreds of cities globally, namely in the United Kingdom and Israel, but most recently in the United States. The app is user-friendly and easy to use on short notice. Set a pick up on the map, and track your driver from order to destination.
Arro is a popular source for on-demand transportation, available in select cities including New York, Houston, and Boston. The app works similar to both Uber and Lyft and is user-friendly and reasonably priced. With the tap of a button, the app will connect you to the nearest available drivers in every location possible to get you where you are going.
Uber is the biggest, most popular, and well-known ride-sharing app today. If you don’t mind riding with strangers, Uber also provides a discounted carpooling option in most cities called uberPOOL to make the expense a little less pricey.
Curb is available in dozens of United States cities, including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, and Washington. It works to use professional drivers in standard, metered taxi cabs.
If you don't mind hitching a ride with a few others, Via is worth considering. The way it works is that you tell the service where you’d like to go, and you’ll get dropped off at a nearby location along the way. The app also automatically finds cars with the necessary seating, and each extra member in your party rides at half price.
Bridj is an on-demand bus service founded and started in Boston by Chicago and Washington transportation department heads. The service operates 14-seat luxury shuttles with Wi-Fi and leather seating, making transportation both luxurious and accessible as ever.