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DP city logoBy Kristina Pritchett

The city has entered into a partnership with the ride-sharing service Lyft.

Dana Point announced it will begin a public-private partnership with Lyft on Oct. 1 to enhance public safety and promote local businesses.

“This creative agreement, spearheaded by our City’s Economic Development Department, will have significant benefits to the residents and businesses of Dana Point,” said Dana Point Mayor John Tomlinson in a release.

Lyft works when a user downloads the app on their phone, chooses their destination, and a driver picks them up.

The agreement will allow new users to receive up to $20 in ride credits, and $10 for every new rider will be donated to the Ocean Institute.

At participating restaurants throughout the city, if customers show their Lyft receipt, they can receive a 10 percent discount. The participating restaurants include Jack’s, Craft House, The Brig, Bonjour Café, The Point, Luxe, Stillwater, Waterman’s, 180BLU, enoSTEAK, 33North, AVEO, Club 19, Stonehill Tavern, The Vue Restaurant, Overvue Lounge, Doheny Surf and MoQuila.

The program begins October 1. To access Lyft, visit, download the app and enter DANAPOINT into the payment section.

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