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Metro Denver city experiments with free Lyft rides to light rail

Denver Business Journal

Denver’s mass transit system is expanding — particularly its rail network — but sometimes just getting to the train station is the biggest hurdle.

It’s called the "first-mile, last-mile" gap.

And that gap is exactly where city officials in Centennial are stepping in with an experimental program launching Aug. 17. Residents of a portion of the south-metro-area city west of Interstate 25 will be offered free rides via the ride-hailing service Lyft to and from the nearby RTD Dry Creek light-rail…