Baton Rouge Airport Will Soon Charge $3 Fee On Lyft Rides

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Baton Rouge Metro Airport will soon charge Lyft a $3 fee for each ridesharing pickup.

The East Baton Rouge Metro Council voted last night to allow contract negotiations between the on-demand car service and the airport commission.

The new agreement is set to prevent Lyft drivers from gaining a competitive advantage over cab drivers who pay a $400 annual fee that allows them to wait curbside for customers.

The contract, which has yet to be finalized, is expected to go into effect on November 1st.

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