Need a Lyft?

Navia has partnered with Lyft to make Lyft Shared Rides an eligible mass transit expense under the GoNavia Commuter platform.

Try Lyft Shared Rides for a friendly affordable ride whenever you need one!


Using Lyft Shared Rides pre-tax is as easy as…

  1. 1

    Add your Navia Card

    Add your GoNavia commuter benefits debit card as a payment method in the Lyft app.

  2. 2

    Request a Lyft

    Before requesting a ride to or from work, select shared rides mode and set your GoNavia debit card as the payment method.

  3. 3

    Hop in!

    You’ll be matched with a vehicle that can fit up to six passengers, all traveling the same way as you.

Navia is currently partnered with Lyft in the following cities:

  • Atlanta

  • Austin

  • Boston

  • Chicago

  • Denver

  • Las Vegas

  • Los Angeles

  • Miami

  • Nashville

  • New Jersey

  • New York

  • Philadelphia

  • Portland

  • San Diego

  • San Francisco

  • Seattle

  • Silicon Valley

  • Washington D.C.

How can I use Lyft Shared Rides as a pretax expense?

Since Lyft Shared Rides is now an eligible pre-tax expense, all you need to do is enroll in the GoNavia Commuter benefit offered by your employer. Learn more about the GoNavia Commuter benefit here:


If you’re an existing GoNavia participant, you can use your Navia debit card to pay for Lyft Shared Rides directly through the Lyft app.

How does it work?

Download the Lyft app and load your Navia debit card information to your Lyft account. Before requesting a ride, select shared rides mode and set the Navia debit card as your payment method. You’ll be matched with a vehicle that can fit up to 6 passengers, all traveling the same way as you. It’s that easy!

Can this benefit be used for my dependent's commuter expenses?

No. The GoNavia Commuter benefit is a pre-tax benefit to pay for your work-related transit and parking expenses.  Only the GoNavia account holder’s expenses are eligible.

Who do I contact with questions about Lyft Shared Rides?

If you have questions about Lyft Shared Rides services, you can visit Lyft’s help page or tap “Help” in the Lyft app for support.

Does my employer need to do anything if we already have the GoNavia benefit?

Nope!  Lyft Shared Rides expenses are now eligible under your existing GoNavia plan. There are no additional employer steps required for you to start utilizing your pre-tax dollars towards your work-related Lyft Shared Rides commute.


If you’re thinking about adding a pre-tax commuter program to your benefits package, look no further!  Our partnership with Lyft increases our industry-leading flexibility and provides additional options to maximize your employees’ commute.

The GoNavia Commuter platform is an employee-driven ordering system that accommodates any type of commuter benefit plan design. This tailor-made platform is an ideal solution for single-office employers, as well as large multi-location employers who want a custom experience for each office location.


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