Use Of Ride-Hailing Services In The US Has Doubled In 3 Years

If you don’t like to drive or don’t want to drive, there have always been plenty of alternatives such as public transport in the form of a bus or train or taxi, or if you can afford it, you could rent a town car. However it seems that with companies like Uber and Lyft offering more affordable alternatives to taxis and town cars, it’s not surprising that their usage has […]


Lyft Enables Default Tipping And 5-Star Ratings For Drivers

Lyft is adding a couple of driver-focused features to its ride-sharing service. It’s making it easier for passengers to tip drivers with a default tipping option. Lyft will also allow passengers to tip while they’re still on the ride so that they don’t forget about it when rushing out of the car.


Lyft Rider Loyalty Program Launches Next Month

Lyft has announced today that it’s going to launch a loyalty program for riders in the United States next month. The program is called Lyft Rewards and it will allow riders across the country to earn points for each dollar that they spend on the service. The reward points can then be used for savings on future rides, upgrading to nicer cars, and more.


Lyft Monthly Subscription Plan Available Nationwide

Lyft began experimenting with monthly subscription plans for riders earlier this year and the ride-sharing company today announced that it’s now making them available nationwide to all users. Lyft’s “All-Access Pass” will provide riders with a set number of rides every month for a fixed amount.


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Lyft Expands Its #DitchYourCar Challenge To More Cities

Several months ago, Lyft announced a month-long challenge dubbed #DitchYourCar. The idea is that the company wants to encourage users to stop driving and instead rely on ride-sharing/hailing services, such as Lyft, to get around. The challenge is to see if they will be able to do so for a month.


Lyft Announces Commitment To Go Fully Carbon Neutral

Many companies are starting to realize the impact that their operations are having on the  world today. This is why those companies (more recently Sony) have announced plans and initiatives to try and go green. Ride-sharing service Lyft is one of them as the company has announced their commitment to go completely carbon neutral.


First Lyft Electric Scooters Arrive In Denver

Scooters appear to be the next area of focus for ride-sharing services. Lyft had announced a couple of months back that it was going to put bikeshare systems across the country as it seeks to grow further. The company today announced the launch of its first electric scooters for users in Denver.


Get Free Lyft Rides On Election Day This November

Lyft wants Americans to get out and vote. For this reason, the ride-sharing has announced that it’s going to offer free rides to get people out on November 6th so that they can do their civic duty and vote in the upcoming U.S. midterm elections. It has teamed up with Vote.org, Nonprofit Vote, and TurboVote on this campaign to get as many people out as possible to go vote on […]


New York City Votes To Cap Uber And Lyft Cars

In a setback for ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, The New York City Council has voted in favor of a cap on the number of for-hire delivery and transportation vehicles that can ply on the streets of the Big Apple. The council has voted to stop the issuance of new for-hire vehicle licenses for a year as it closely gauges the booming industry.


Lyft Drivers Without Cars Can Get Rentals From Avis

Want to drive for Lyft but don’t own a car? The ride-sharing company has come up with a solution. It has inked a deal with the Avis Budget Group to offer car rentals to aspiring drivers who don’t have their own cars. This deal will result in “thousands” of cars being offered to drivers through Lyft’s Express Drive program in North America.


Lyft Challenges Customers To Live Without A Car For A Month

There are plenty of reasons not to get a car, such as saving money, where the cost of a car and maintenance and fuel can add up to be quite a lot. There is also an environmental factor where having less cars on the road can reduce CO2 emissions (assuming you aren’t driving an electric car).


Lyft Launches A New Personal Plan For Riders

Humans are creatures of habit and with work and school, we tend to settle into a routine. Some way routines are good, some say that they’re bad, but if you’re someone who takes Lyft rides frequently, then routines might be a good thing since it can save you money. This is because Lyft, just like Uber, has launched a personal plan.


Lyft Considering Rides Where The Driver Doesn’t Speak

There are some people in the world who do not mind chatting to strangers and everyone they come across, whether it be the barista that hands them their morning coffee, their server, the janitor, their hairdresser, and so on. However there are some who might prefer not speaking to anyone at all if they can help it.


Lyft Acquires Biggest Bike-Sharing Company In The U.S.

Lyft has formally entered the bike-sharing arena. The company today announced that it has acquired Motivate, the largest bike-sharing company in the United States. Motivate’s existing contracts include Citi Bike in New York City, Ford’s GoBike program in San Francisco, Blue Bikes in the Boston metro area and Divvy in Chicago among other cities. The terms of the deal have not been revealed by Lyft but previous reports have suggested […]