Booking a car ahead of time has previously been the exclusive realm of for-hire vehicle services like black cars and limo companies.
Uber and Lyft, which place a huge premium on efficiency, have said such features are unnecessary when a car can be summoned to your front door in about five minutes. But things have changed.
Now, San Francisco customers who want to book a Lyft ride up to a day in advance can tap the clock icon to set the desired time for pickup, and riders can update or cancel their scheduled ride up to 30 minutes before the requested time.
The Verge article here