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Uber is losing ground among business travelers as Lyft gains, new data shows

Uber is losing ground among business travelers as Lyft gains, new data shows
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More business travelers are choosing Lyft to take them around town, according to new data from travel expense software Certify. The company says Lyft’s ridership now comprises 11% of users, up from 8% last quarter. Meanwhile, Uber saw its first decline, a single percent, in rides quarter over quarter since Certify began tracking in Q4 of 2014. In San Francisco in particular, Certify found use of Uber for work purposes declined 8%. In the same region, Lyft saw a 9% increase in use among employees. Taxi and car rental companies also went down a percent this quarter.RR