Parents, we’re making it easier for you to get around the city. By selecting the Car Seat option in your Lyft app, you can travel around NYC with your little one at the tap of a button. Avoid the crowds and hassle — just request a ride in Car Seat and go. Here’s how.
How It Works
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I request a Car Seat ride?
When you open the Lyft app, you’ll see the Car Seat option available in the Mode selector. Click on it to have a Lyft ride pull with up a car seat.
Where can I request a Car Seat ride?
A Car Seat ride is currently available in New York City.
How is the Car Seat ride priced?
There is an additional fare of $10 for this ride.
What kind of car seat should I expect?
Car Seat drivers have the IMMI Go car seat. This is a forward-facing car seat.
What are the requirements for the weight or height of the child sitting in the seat?
The child must be 31 - 52 inches and weigh 22 - 48 pounds. The seat is not suitable for children under 12 months old.
Who installs the car seat?
Your driver is responsible for safely installing and uninstalling the car seat at the beginning and end of each ride. Drivers have been tested to ensure they know how to properly install and maintain their IMMI Go Car Seat. Even so, we always advise riders to double-check that the seat has been securely installed.
Who secures the child in the seat?
Riders are solely responsible for safely securing children in the seat and then removing them at the end of the ride.
What types of cars can I expect when using the Car Seat feature?
With the Car Seat feature, you’ll be matched with the same type of vehicles that you would receive when requesting a Classic vehicle.
How do I know that the driver knows how to install the car seat?
Lyft has engaged third-party child passenger safety (CPS) technicians that have been certified under the auspices of the National Child Passenger Safety Training Program. These CPS technicians have tested each Lyft driver in our Car Seat program to assure that the driver knows how to properly install the IMMI Go car seat in the driver’s vehicle and that the car seat is in proper working condition.