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These North Jersey Hot Spots Were Top Lyft Destinations Of 2018
North Passaic Daily Voice
Lyft riders have spoken. Several North Jersey hot spots were honored with ‘Lyftie Awards,’ making them some of the most popular locations from 2018 …

New program will offer free Uber, Lyft rides for low-income Macon County seniors
Herald & Review
Operators with the service will then act on behalf of the user and order a ride through either Uber or Lyft , and will also monitor the rides and provide …

Lyft Driver Charged With Sexally Assaulting Passenger
CBS New York
CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis has the latest on a Lyft driver’s court appearance on charges he sexually assaulted a passenger on Long Island.

Saskatoon city council paves way for Uber, Lyft with bylaw approval
Globalnews.ca
Saskatoon’s bylaw mandates a minimum fare, criminal record checks and a licence structure for companies like Uber and Lyft . Ryan Kessler reports.

CityLab Daily: How Cities Could Make the Uber/ Lyft IPO Pay Off
CityLab
Taking stock: As Uber and Lyft race toward initial public offerings in 2019, the ride-hailing rivals will face a stark reality: Neither company is profitable.

The Dark Realities Women Face Driving for Uber and Lyft
Bloomberg
Late one night in June, Jody Pagliocco was driving down a long, wooded road in southern Maine. She was working for Uber, and her passenger, …

Man with service dog says Uber, Lyft drivers repeatedly deny him rides
FOX 5 DC
WASHINGTON – Ryan Honick uses a service dog named Pico to help make daily tasks easier for him. Because of Pico, he said Uber and Lyft drivers …

Saskatoon city council paves way for Uber, Lyft with bylaw approval
Globalnews.ca
WATCH ABOVE: Saskatoon’s bylaw mandates a minimum fare, criminal record checks and a licence structure for companies like Uber and Lyft .

Uber vs. Lyft : The Tale of Two Ride-Hailing Companies Going Public in 2019
TheStreet.com
Uber is doing much better in terms of users compared to Lyft . Uber has pulled 41.8 million users whereas Lyft has 32 million as per March 2018.

Lyft’s new pilot program could address a long-standing DC grocery gap
Washington Post
LYFT’S FILING this month for an initial public offering was followed by a display of public-spiritedness: The ride-sharing company is partnering with …

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IDOT, police agencies offer Lyft for the holidays
AdVantageNEWS.com
The credits are available in $20 increments per Lyft user through a grant from the Governors Highway Safety Association and ride-share service Lyft , …

Metro East: Your free Lyft ride is waiting
RiverBender.com
The ride credits are available in $20 increments per Lyft user through a grant from the Governors Highway Safety Association and ride-share service …

Lyft teams up with Louisiana Highway Safety Commission to give discount holiday rides
WDSU New Orleans
Louisiana residents can get discounted rides home through the holidays in a partnership between the state highway safety commission and Lyft , …

Lyft not a good fit for Aspen
Aspen Times
I’m sure you have all heard about the deal in the making involving the multi-billion-dollar rideshare company Lyft and the city of Aspen. This is an …

Lyft’s latest app update is part of its product diversification plan
Business Insider
Ride-hailing company Lyft recently rolled out an update to its app that effectively makes it a one-stop transportation shop for residents of Santa Monica, …

Lyft Driver Accused Of Sexually Abusing Woman
CBS New York
Suffolk County police say Hussein Saleh of Farmingville picked up two female passengers in Patchouge early Sunday morning and sexually abused …

Your free Lyft ride is waiting, courtesy of … Illinois State Police?
Alton Telegraph
ALTON — To help provide safe and sober travel options over the holidays, the Illinois Department of Transportation and numerous law enforcement …

Lyft’s plan to win the transportation wars: Put designers in charge
Fast Company
Today Lyft announced the hiring of five senior design leaders–a major hiring spree meant to bolster the company’s long-term goal of owning a range …

Police: Lyft Driver Sexually Abused Passenger During Ride
NBC New York
A Lyft driver sexually abused a woman in his car while he was driving on Long Island early Sunday, police said. Hussein Saleh, 36, of Farmingville, …

Police: Lyft Driver Accused Of Sexual Assault Of Passenger In Long Island
CBS New York
BAYSHORE (CBSNewYork) – A Lyft driver was arraigned on charges Monday after police say he sexually assaulted a female passenger on Sunday …

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Lyft’s Latest App Update Is Part of Its Product Diversification Plan
att.net
According to Business Insider, ride-hailing company Lyft recently rolled out an update to its app that makes it a one-stop transportation shop for …

On the Market: Veterans of Facebook, Oath, ABC, Lyft
The Information
On the Market: Veterans of Facebook, Oath, ABC, Lyft . By The Information Staff. Dec 17, 2018 7:02 AM PST. Art by Mike Sullivan. As the year winds …

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Scheer Rowlett & Associates Investment Management LTD Continues to Hold Stake in Magna …
EN Digest
N : CIBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $70 FROM $61; 14/03/2018 – MAGNA & LYFT REPORT A MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP TO DEVELOP …

Global Ridesharing Market Size – Uber, Lyft , Mytaxi, Grab
ESC Universe (press release) (blog)
Market Intelligence Data has launched a report on the Ridesharing Market that predicts future market trends and current market trends. It includes …

Ridesharing discount offered in Louisiana for holiday period
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Louisiana is one of five states that secured funding through Lyft and the Governors Highway Safety Association to offer the discount from the …

From lifting rock to Lyft , gig economy gives Northeast Ohioans flexibility and extra income
cleveland.com
“I can get up at 4 a.m., turn on my Lyft app and work for a couple of hours before I go to work, and sometimes after work.” he said. “On weekends, I bust …

NDDOT & Lyft team up to give discounted rides around the holidays
Valley News Live
Now through December 31st, the first 1,000 Lyft users who ride from 5pm to 2am can use a code to get $10 off their ride. The code can only be used …

Uber, Lyft , China and more — top tech investment bankers share their biggest hopes and fears for …
Business Insider
With a long list of marquee names like Uber and Lyft , IPOs in 2019 could set new records in terms of valuation and exits for Silicon Valley venture …

Lions Lyft 12.16.18 (VIDEO)
FOXSports.com
We’re at Bookies Bar & Grill, one of Lyft’s Ford Field pick-up spots, to play another game of Lions Lyft trivia. How did Kelly, Mike and driver James do?

Police: Lyft driver sexually abused passenger during ride on Long Island
WABC-TV
Police on Long Island arrested a Lyft driver who they say sexually abused a passenger in Central Islip on Sunday morning. Hussein Saleh, 36, picked …

LHSC and Lyft offer $5 off for a safe ride home through Jan. 1
KTAL
Now, through January 1, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., Lyft is offering $5 off a ride to anyone in Louisiana who uses the code ‘RIDESMARTLA’ in the Lyft  …

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Students and Ridesharing: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Lexology
Ridesharing services, such as Uber and Lyft , continue to grow in popularity and use. The services are cost-effective, convenient, and require no …

Uber, Lyft , China and more – top tech investment bankers share their biggest hopes and fears for …
Business Insider India
How much would you pay for a pair of performance gaming shoes? What are ‘gaming shoes’? K-Swiss is attempting to answer both questions with a …

Lyft Driver Says He Can Sue Because He Declined Arbitration
Law360
Law360 (December 14, 2018, 7:36 PM EST) — A Lyft Inc. driver looking to bring a class action against the ride-hailing company for classifying workers …

Lyft drives patent talk on self-driving safety via messages for pedestrians, cyclists
Tech Xplore
Lyft is in the news, as the United States Patent Office has granted Lyft with a patent for an autonomous vehicle notification system. ‘ …

Lyft Driver Says He Can Sue Because He Declined Arbitration
Law360
Law360 (December 14, 2018, 7:36 PM EST) — A Lyft Inc. driver looking to bring a class action against the ride-sharing company for classifying workers …

Belabored Podcast #166: Raises for Uber and Lyft Drivers, with Bhairavi Desai
Dissent (blog)
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La. partners with Lyft for holiday ride discounts to curtail drunk driving
MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)
(KLFY) – (Monroe News Star)- (12/14/18) Louisianans who have too much to drink during the holidays can get discounted rides home from Lyft in a …

Lyft , like Uber, faces thousands of driver pay arbitration cases
The Star Online
Lyft Inc was sued for allegedly refusing to pay US$9mil (RM37.6mil) for private arbitration for thousands of drivers who were blocked by the company …

La. Highway Safety Commission partners with Lyft to offer $5 off rides
WAFB
Now through January 1, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night, Lyft is offering $5 off rides to anyone in Louisiana who uses the code “RIDESMARTLA” within …

The Policy That Will Make the Uber/ Lyft IPO Pay Off
CityLab
As Uber and Lyft race towards initial public offerings in 2019, the ride-hailing arch-rivals will face a stark reality: Neither company is profitable.

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Lyft sued over arbitration payments
PressReader
SAN FRANCISCO: Lyft Inc was sued for allegedly refusing to pay US$9 million (RM37.66 million) for private arbitration for thousands of drivers who …

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Where’re you headed? Lyft releases top 2018 Austin destinations
Austin American-Statesman
Life’s about the journey, not just the destination. But sometimes it’s also about the destination. Rideshare service Lyft has released its annual “Lyfties,” …

ABQ taxi business bought by company looking to compete with Uber, Lyft
KRQE News 13
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque’s oldest cab company is making a big change to try to take back some of business that’s shifted to ride …

Aspen Will Renegotiate Lyft Contract After Bike Business Backlash
Aspen Public Radio
At a council meeting last week, Aspen City Council voted to delay signing a contract with the rideshare service, Lyft .

New partnership makes Lyft exclusive rideshare service at Waterside District
WAVY-TV
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The company behind the Waterside District announced a national, multi-year partnership with the rideshare service, Lyft .

La. partners with Lyft for holiday ride discounts to curtail drunk driving
KLFY
(Monroe News Star)- Louisianans who have too much to drink during the holidays can get discounted rides home from Lyft in a partnership with the …

Lyft , Like Uber, Faces Thousands of Driver Pay Arbitration Cases
Bloomberg
Lyft Inc. was sued for allegedly refusing to pay $9 million for private arbitration for thousands of drivers who were blocked by the company from pursing …

3420 Lyft drivers claim the company won’t pay arbitration fees to launch their cases
Reuters
Now it’s Lyft’s turn in the barrel. On Thursday, 3,420 Lyft drivers filed a petition for an order compelling arbitration in federal court in San Francisco.

Lyft patents notification system for self-driving cars to communicate with pedestrians
Dezeen
Autonomous vehicles could flash messages signalling their next move to nearby humans, using a system patented by US transportation company Lyft .

Lyft offering $5 discount on rides through Jan. 1
Shreveport Times
The ride-sharing company Lyft is offering Louisiana residents $5 off rides between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. through Jan. 1. The discounted rides are courtesy …

Nearly 100 Lyft drivers sue, complaining of illegally being paid too little
Ars Technica
Several dozen Lyft drivers across California have filed a new labor lawsuit against the ride-hailing company, arguing—like many before them—that …

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Lyft’s New Hire Shows The Company Is Expanding Beyond Cars
att.net
Lyft has hired transit activist Caroline Samponaro as its new head of policy for bikes, scooters, and transportation. She’ll work alongside former US …

davidson wildcat fans get a lyft to safe rides and free gear
Learfield
DAVIDSON, N.C. – Davidson College named Lyft as the Official Ride Partner of the Davidson Wildcats, opening the door to easy transportation year …

Holiday Offer: Use This Promo Code to Get 10x Delta Miles on Lyft Airport Rides
The Points Guy
Delta flyers have been collecting miles on each Lyft ride since mid-2017, with a tie-up between the two enabling linked accounts to earn one mile for …