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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. The ride-sharing app’s Jobs Access Program is a new initiative that aims […]

Lyft Pulls E-Bikes in Response to Reported Fire Danger

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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?

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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

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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. That includes commercial use for both item delivery and passenger carrying. The latter could […]

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 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 a helping hand to underfunded […]