Lyft offers Florida residents affected by Hurricane Ian free, discounted rides

Close-up of logo for ride sharing and crowdsourced taxi service Lyft on a Lyft vehicle in the San Francisco Bay Area town of Daly City, California, November 3, 2017. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images)

Lyft, a ride share business, has activated its LyftUp Disaster Response program to provide Florida residents with free and discounted rides to help those impacted by Hurricane Ian move to designated shelters and access critical resources. 

A spokesperson for the company said rides can be accessed using the code IANRELIEF22 valid for two rides up to $15 each, from now until Friday, Oct. 7 at 11:59 p.m., or while available.