Jenifer Moore
Public Affairs Specialist, OH
O: (513) 762-3105 ext. (5503105)
C: (513) 401-4911
jmoore1@aaa-alliedgroup.com

CINCINNATI, OH (November 1, 2018) – AAA, North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization, and Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S., have announced the start of a new collaboration to provide innovative mobility solutions to AAA members and customers. Through a new program in select markets, AAA and Lyft will offer mobility options to drivers who find themselves in need of transportation.

The program offers free rides to customers at select AAA owned and operated Car Care Centers. With Lyft’s concierge platform, select AAA locations can now schedule complimentary Lyft rides for customers traveling to or from AAA Car Care Centers. Customers do not need the Lyft app or a smartphone. AAA is introducing these ride share resources in response to member demand for access to quick, hassle-free transportation.

“When it comes to transportation, people want options. Providing a time-saving and convenient ride resource means one less worry for our busy members and customers,” said Marshall Doney, AAA president and CEO. “AAA Clubs and Lyft are playing an important role in exploring and testing mobility opportunities. Over time we expect the collaboration to offer additional transportation resources to meet the evolving needs of members.”

This program is currently operating at AAA Car Care Centers in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. In 2017, Florence, Kentucky served as an initial pilot site for the AAA/Lyft partnership program.

 

AAA Car Care Insurance & Travel Stores in the Cincinnati Area Utilizing New Lyft Services

Forest Park

Symmes Township

Colerain

12000 Chase Plaza Drive

9167 Union Cemetery Road

3663 Stone Creek Blvd.

Forest Park, OH 45240

Cincinnati, OH 45249

Cincinnati, OH 45251

(513) 589-3030

(513) 677-5000

(513) 385-4010

 

 

 

Dent

Hyde Park

Harrison

5977 Harrison Avenue

3872 Paxton Road

10765 Harrison Avenue

Cincinnati, OH 45248

Hyde Park, OH 45209

Cincinnati, OH 45030

(513) 598-2300

(513) 631-1966

(513) 367-2345

 

 

 

Newport, KY

Florence, KY

 

63 Carothers Road

8711 US Hwy 42

 

Newport, KY 41071

Florence, KY 41042

 

(859) 291-0091

(859) 283-1280

 

“AAA is changing to meet the challenges of tomorrow by making our services as convenient, efficient and effective as possible,” says Craig Sumerel, President, AAA Car Care. “Giving our customers an easier and less time-consuming option when it comes to getting to and from our Car Care locations is a goal that our partnership with Lyft is helping us to achieve.”

In addition to the AAA Car Care Center, Lyft and CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer, are now providing motorists with the option of receiving Lyft credits during the auto insurance claim process, depending upon their individual vehicle circumstances. This pilot, launched in early 2017 and now available throughout CSAA Insurance Group’s 23 state and District of Columbia service area, is the first-of-its kind in the industry, and is part of CSAA Insurance Group’s ongoing work to serve the evolving needs of AAA members.

“We’re excited to help provide more transportation solutions for AAA members and customers," said Gyre Renwick, VP of Lyft Business. "By offering an easy and affordable transit option for passengers while their vehicles are out of service for repairs, with Lyft credits or through our Concierge platform, we’re helping to create a seamless customer experience for both customers and AAA agents.”

This collaboration between AAA and Lyft is just the beginning of a partnership that will continue to deliver new and innovative mobility options to meet the demand and needs of AAA members and customers.

About AAA:

AAA provides automotive, travel, and insurance services to 59 million members nationwide and more than three million members in Ohio.  AAA advocates for the safety and mobility of its members and has been committed to outstanding road service for more than 100 years.  AAA is a non-stock, non-profit corporation working on behalf of motorists, who can now map a route, find local gas prices, discover discounts, book a hotel, and track their roadside assistance service with the AAA Mobile app (AAA.com/mobile) for iPhone, iPad and Android.  For more information, visit www.AAA.com.

 

About Lyft:

Lyft was founded in 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. Lyft is the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S. and is available to 95 percent of the US population as well as in Ontario, Canada. Lyft is preferred by drivers and passengers for its reliable and friendly experience, and its commitment to effecting positive change for the future of our cities, as the first rideshare company to offset carbon emissions from all rides globally.

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AAA provides automotive, travel and insurance services to 59 million members nationwide and more than three million members in Ohio.  AAA advocates for the safety and mobility of its members and has been committed to outstanding road service for more than 100 years.  AAA is a non-stock, non-profit corporation working on behalf of motorists, who can now map a route, find local gas prices, discover discounts, book a hotel and track their roadside assistance service with the AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android.  For more information, visit www.AAA.com.

 

 

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