Uber and Lyft Ban Passenger Who Assaulted Uber Driver

Uber and Lyft Ban Passenger Who Assaulted Uber Driver

The customer is usually right, but Uber and Lyft ban passengers who are dead wrong. Visit for more information The San Francisco Police Department is investigating an incident where the driver canceled the ride because the three passengers refused to wear a mask, then one of them assaulted him and tried to steal his […]

California’s Prop 22 Would Allow Ride Share Drivers to Remain Independent Contractors

California's Prop 22 Would Allow Ride Share Drivers to Remain Independent Contractors

Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Instacart, and Postmates (which was recently acquired by Uber) have jointly donated close to $200 million into the “yes” campaign, flooding the airwaves as well as their individual apps with ads.  Visit for more information The proposition assures drivers they would maintain flexibility as independent contractors.  Ben Valdez has been driving […]

Lyft to Offer Free Rides for Job Interviews

Lyft to Offer Free Rides for Job Interviews

Lyft announced a Job Access Program that gives it’s customer’s rides to and from job interviews and job training. This is a great opportunity for those who are usually tight on cash especially when seeking a job or waiting for that first paycheck. Visit for more information The ride-sharing app’s Jobs Access Program is […]

Lyft Will Add Bike, Scooter and Even Subway Options With New Multimodal Features

lyft adds bike scooter subway multimodal features

Lyft wants to be your one-stop-shop when it comes to navigating the world, and the popular rideshare company is doing so by upgrading its in-app options to accommodate travel options that extend to even public transportation. Visit for more information Advertisement In a clear move to compete directly with Google Maps, the new Lyft […]

Lyft Pulls E-Bikes in Response to Reported Fire Danger


One of summer’s hottest (and most eco-friendly) trends is apparently (quite literally) too hot for city streets. Earlier this week, Lyft announced that they would be pulling their new e-bikes San Francisco streets, as well as bikes in the South Bay Area in light of two recently catching on fire- a defect that has been blamed […]

Scoot Over: Is the Reign of the Scooter Nearing its End or Just Beginning?


Since the beginning of time (or at least since Macklemore rode his faux fur-lined coat to the thrift shop), the scooter has been a fairly popular mode of transportation amongst urban residents. In recent months, many major cities have experienced the growth of scooters overnight (literally, scooters have littered the sidewalks more than trash this […]

Studies Show Uber and Lyft Cars Congest City Roads

Uber Lyft Taxi

While both ride-hailing companies share a goal to limit localized car ownership and road traffic, recent studies have found both Uber and Lyft as one of the main causes of increased congestion. Cities such as Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. have found a large number […]

General Motors To Produce Self-Driving Cars For Ride Sharing Service By 2019

GM plans to get its autonomous cars driving commercially around cities by 2019. That’s according to a presentation posted on the automaker’s website, which stated that at its current rate, GM expects “commercial launch at scale” to happen after next year. Visit for more information That includes commercial use for both item delivery and […]

Chance the Rapper and Lyft Partner Up to Fund Chicago Public Schools

Chance the Rapper Releases New Music & Announces 'Chicagoist' Purchase

Words by Fatima Barrie Visit for more information Chance the Rapper’s love for Chicago Public Schools is endless. This past March, Chicago native Chance the Rapper, whose real name is Chancelor Johnathan Bennett,  made a tremendous effort by donating $1 million to the Chicago Public Schools system. Now he’s back at it again lending […]