Lyft opens new driver center in Austin

Courtesy Lyft
Courtesy Lyft

Courtesy Lyft

Lyft opened its Austin Driver Center on Jan. 14 at 6375 Hwy. 290, Austin. The 28,000-square-foot center is one of the first in the country and offers vehicle repair for Lyft drivers, such as oil changes and tire rotations, along with support services. Austin becomes the fourth city with a driver center, joining Denver, Phoenix and San Francisco. www.lyft.com/drivercenter

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