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More Business Travelers Turn to Uber, Lyft Than Ever Before

The latest SpendSmart report from travel and expense management software provider Certify showed Uber and Lyft rides accounted for 46% of total ground transportation among business travelers in the first quarter of 2016. That’s up 4% from the fourth quarter of 2015. The SpendSmart report details findings from a survey of more than 9 million […]

The latest SpendSmart report from travel and expense management software provider Certify showed Uber and Lyft rides accounted for 46% of total ground transportation among business travelers in the first quarter of 2016. That’s up 4% from the fourth quarter of 2015.

The SpendSmart report details findings from a survey of more than 9 million business traveler receipts and expenses. The ridesharing findings, specifically, indicate the use of ride-hailing services is at an all-time high among U.S. business travelers. Uber proved to be the top ride-hailing provider in the first quarter, accounting for more than 43% of ground transportation rides, according to the report. However, Lyft is gaining popularity, with rides from the service growing 44% in the first three months of the year, representing 2.5% of all ground transportation transactions.

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