Rochester now has an additional ride service option. Maybe you need a ride home from the restaurant/bar, a quick lift to a friend's house or the store, Lyft might be for you. According to Lyft, they have activated their ride sharing service in 94 cities as of the beginning of 2017. Lyft is now available in 300 cities across the United States. Rochester is one of them.
Lyft operates as a carpool service, for a fee. Using your smart phone, with the Lyft app, you can request a ride from a Lyft driver. They are also taking applications for drivers.
Word is that Uber has also applied for a license to operate in Rochester, but there is no timeline as to a start date for them.
Give a try, Download the app, if you need a Lyft!