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Lyft Line's pre-tax commuter perks are available in 18 cities

Shave as much as 35 percent off the cost of your ride.
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Lyft Line was built from the start to make daily ridesharing more affordable, but it really comes into its own if you can use a commuter benefits card. It lets you use pre-tax dollars to pay for a ride, cutting up to 35 percent of the price. It's a good thing, then, that you no longer have to worry about where those cards are available -- Lyft has expanded the use of commuter benefits to all 18 US cities where Line operates. Provided your employer offers the cards in the first place, you now have a low-cost way to commute to work without taking a bus or train.

Your company will have to offer benefits from a handful of providers (Ameriflex, Benefit Resource, Benefit Solutions, Navia, WageWorks or Zenefits) for this to work. You're not guaranteed to get a discount just by living in a Lyft Line area. However, Lyft clearly hopes companies will embrace the idea -- it helps staff get to work quickly without pressuring them into buying a car. Yes, it's ultimately meant to boost adoption of Lyft's shared services, but it could be helpful if it gives you a speedy commute while sparing you the costs of personal vehicle ownership.

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