With unique and innovative features like Direct Connect, Female Driver Mode and collectively giving back over $416,000 to nonprofits that directly benefit Austin, Ride|Austin is the smart way to ride! Direct Connect is a one of a kind feature that allows riders and drivers to pair directly through the Ride|Austin app.  Female driver mode allows females, and those who identify as female, to request a female driver. Ride|Austin is the ONLY nonprofit rideshare in the world!