• Lyft offers flat-rate rides to Giant Eagle for people in food deserts


    PITTSBURGH - Lyft, Giant Eagle and 412 Food Rescue are teaming up to help people who live across the City of Pittsburgh get to the grocery store without breaking the bank.

    The issue of food deserts in Pittsburgh has become more pronounced since the Shop N Save closed in the Hill District earlier this year.

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    The ride-share service will now allow people from certain areas of the city to sign up for flat-rate rides to the store.

    "Once they are signed up to the program, they can apply a code and they will pay $2.50 to get a flat-fare ride to Giant Eagles on the North Side, South Side, Braddock Hills and Center Avenue," Gail Felton, from Bedford Dwellings, said.

    Watch the full report from Channel 11's Damany Lewis above to learn other ways people living in these areas can get help.



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