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Broward College and Lyft Ride Smart Program

Through a pilot program with Lyft, Broward College will provide discounted transportation costs of Lyft rides to qualifying students. This pilot program is availble to current students who are registered for courses at multiple campuses at Broward College (Central, North, South). 

Pick Up / Drop Off Zones

Central Campus, Building 2, Southside 
South Campus, Building 68, facing North
North Campus, Building 46, SW Corner

Qualifying Lyft rides are only available for transportation between these main campuses. Centers or other locations do not currently qualify.

How it works

This program is available to current students who are registered for courses at multiple campuses at Broward College (Central, North, South). Note: this program does not include Center locations.

Qualifying students selected to participate in the Broward College and Lyft Ride Smart program will receive an email from Lyft to their Broward student email address with an invitation to activate their ride credits. This one-time activation will link individual student email addresses ( to current or new Lyft accounts. Each month, credits will automatically be dropped into Lyft accounts for use under the program's terms and conditions.

Terms & Conditions

Broward College will provide discounted rates for shared rides directly between the campus locations listed above. Rides must be requested and completed through the Lyft app. Broward College will not pay tips related to any completed rides.

Getting Started

Check your Broward College Email

Lyft will send an email to qualifying students. Click on the activation link in the email to claim your credits. If you did not receive an email from Lyft, fill out this form

Issues with your BC email? Find instructions here

Get the app

Download the Lyft app for iPhone or Android. Already have it?
Make sure to update to the latest version of the app.

Get your Ride Smart credits

Once verification is complete, your Lyft Ride Smart credits will be activated. The credits will automatically apply to any rides taken between campuses. The ride quote will show a discounted rate. Note: Discounted rates only apply for “shared” rides.

Take a Ride

To use credit, Rides must be in "Personal Mode" and Lyft Shared. Set your ride to Lyft Shared and Personal mode. You must be in the qualifying boundary/parameter location to book Ride Smart transportation. If your ride is ordered in business mode, your Lyft credit will not apply to the cost of the ride.

"Set Pickup" at the designated campus location.

Your discount will be applied. If you do not see discounted pricing, please make sure you are following the proper steps and using the program within the set boundaries/parameter locations.

Remember, rides must be in "Personal Mode" and Lyft Shared.

Note: Broward College will not pay tips related to any rides. Any tips paid by Broward College and Lyft Ride Smart users through the Lyft App for completed rides will be billed to the passenger's personal Lyft account.

For assistance contact fill out the form on the link below or contact your Ride Smart coordinator:

RideSmart Contact Form

Diana Hargis, Coordinator, Student Services
(954) 201-6328

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