Lyft is reportedly looking to expand into Canada as soon as the end of this year, according to a report by The Information. And if Canada works out for Lyft, it could move onto other international markets, like Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and the UK. This could be a coup d’état for Lyft, which has been playing catch-up to Uber over the past several years.
Uber has been wracked with scandals since January, including allegations of, a chaotic company culture and its being forced to step down in June. During this time, Lyft has gained on Uber in the US market.
Over the past year, Lyft hasacross the country and now is nearly as ubiquitous as its rival. It’s currently available in 40 states.
Lyft didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.