Meet the Lyft Local Driver Advisory Council

The Local Driver Advisory Council program was designed as an expansion of the National Driver Advisory Council, both with the intention to bring the driver community’s voice to life at Lyft. As of April 2019, 46 cities and 188 council members have been added to the program, allowing your feedback, ideas, and creativity to be better heard and represented in the Lyft decision making process. Each city’s council hosts 2 - 6 members who are deeply passionate about how their city and Lyft intersect. These individuals not only review new product features, weigh in on programs and policies as they relate to drivers, but also serve as a resource for other local drivers - here to give you tips and tricks, driving advice, or simply an ear to listen.

Learn more about the 2019 Driver Advisory Council.

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Share ideas to improve Lyft's driver experience with your city’s Local Driver Advisory Council member by filling out the form linked below. Please note: we review every message, but cannot respond individually due to the volume of outreach we receive. Visit the Help Center for individual account issues.

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Arizona

Friday, May 24, 2019 7:30pm
Islamic Community Center of Tempe
131 East 6th Street
Tempe, AZ 85281

California

Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:00pm
Islamic Center of Davis
539 Russell Blvd
Davis, CA 95616

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Islamic Center of Santa Ana
1610 E First St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Sunday, June 2, 2019, 8:26pm
Islamic Society of San Francisco (Darussalam Mosque)
20 Jones St.
San Francisco, CA 94102

Monday, May 13, 2019 - Friday,  May 31, 2019 at sundown (2 Hub locations; M - F each week)
662 S Santa Fe
Los Angeles, CA 90021
and
6211 W 98th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Monday, May 13, 2019, 7:30pm
University Religious Center Room #108
835 W 34th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Colorado

Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 8:30 PM
Denver Islamic Society
2124 S. Birch St.
Denver, CO 80222

Minnesota

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 8:00 PM
Karmel Islamic Center
2910 Pillsbury Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55408

New York

TBC: June 4, 2019, 8:00AM
Parade Ground at Prospect Park
Coney Island Ave. & Parkside Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11218

Texas

Tuesday, May 22, 2019, 8-10pm
Koehler Pavilion at Brackenridge
3700 N. St. Mary’s St.
San Antonio, TX 78209


Tracking Your Personal Miles

Personal miles are the miles you drive when you’re offline — when you’re not waiting for requests or giving rides —  such as when you’re running personal errands. Your Flexdrive rental has built-in mileage tracking. It’s connected to your Lyft app so you can see how many personal miles you’ve driven and how many personal miles you have left in your pricing plan.

A quick note: The example shown here may not match the pricing and personal miles plans in your region.

If you’re on a Flexdrive limited personal miles plan:

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When you’re offline, you can swipe up to see how many personal miles you’ve driven, and how many are included in your current pricing plan. 

In this example, you’ve driven 45 personal miles from the 200 Personal Miles plan. If it’s your first week renting from Express Drive, the personal miles in your plan will be prorated by the number of days you rented during your first week.


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Tap Personal miles to see more details, including how many miles you’ve driven from the pricing plan you selected and how many miles are left in your plan. 

In this example, you’ve driven 45 personal miles from the 200 Personal Miles plan and you have 155 personal miles left. You’ll also see when your personal miles usage was last updated. In this example, it was updated 5 minutes ago. Personal miles tracking updates every 5 miles, but your tracker may not refresh with the latest number of miles until you go Online in your Lyft app the following day. 

All pricing plans reset every Monday at 4:59 AM.

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We’ll send you a text message as well as a notification in your app when you have 50 personal miles left in the plan you selected. If you need to go over the personal miles in your plan, you can always get extra — just pay as you go.



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If you go over the personal miles included in your plan, we’ll send you a text message as well as a notification in your app.You can change your plan from week to week in your Lyft Driver app, and the new plan will go into effect the following Monday at 5 AM. Change your plan.

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In the Personal miles section of your app, you’ll be able to see how many of your extra personal miles you’ve driven. 

In this example, you’ve driven 40 personal miles out of the additional 50 personal miles you purchased. 


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If you go over the personal miles included in your plan, we’ll add the extra personal miles fee plus any applicable taxes to the minimum amount you need to earn to cash out with Express Pay.  Head to your Earnings tab ($) to see how much you’ve earned toward your weekly rental costs and how much more you need to earn to unlock Express Pay. 

In this example, $25 plus tax in extra personal miles fee was added to the weekly rental cost, which now totals $244.68 with earnings of $189.50.

 

If you’re on a Flexdrive Unlimited plan:

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When you’re offline, swipe up to see which pricing plan you’ve selected. Tap Personal miles to see how many miles you’ve driven that week.

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On the Personal miles section of your app, you’ll see how many personal miles you’ve driven that week. 

In this example, you’ve driven 45 personal miles and are on the Unlimited plan. You’ll also see when your personal miles usage was last updated. In this example, it was updated 5 minutes ago. Personal miles tracking updates every 5 miles, but your tracker may not refresh with the latest number of miles until you go Online in the Driver app the following day. 

All pricing plans reset every Monday at 4:59 AM. If you selected a pricing plan, click below from your phone to track your miles.