Lyft announced a multi-mode transportation plan to bring bike and scooter sharing to cities. To kick off the new initiative Lyft will invest $1 million to help nonprofits establish income eligible transportation programs.
Forget four wheels, Lyft and Uber seem more interested in two these days. While Uber recently acquired bikesharing startup Jump Bikes, Lyft announced on Monday it's snapped up Motivate, the largest bikesharing operator in the U.S.
Ride-sharing companies are looking to expand their domain. That's being evidenced by Lyft, the San Francisco-based company that is reportedly close to closing a deal to acquire Motivate. Now, Uber is making moves, too.
As if the city doesn't already have enough of them, Lyft is reportedly looking into the idea of launching an electric-scooter service in San Francisco. Bird, Lime, and Spin launched similar services just two months ago.
Uber and Lyft have changed the way people get from A to B, and while these ridesharing companies provide the same service on paper, they operate in different ways. Here, we break down the major differences between the two.
Hey, Lyft riders, how do you like the idea of paying a monthly fee to use the service instead of paying on a per-ride basis? The ridesharing service is currently testing such a system using the All-Access Plan.
It was never going to be easy to delivery groceries AND humans. Walmart partnered with Uber and Lyft in 2016 to help it with its last-mile grocery delivery operation, but the logistical challenges have evidently proved too much.
This week, Lyft launched a program to "immediately offset the carbon emissions from all rides globally." As a result, moving forward, the company has committed to ensuring that "any Lyft ride ... will be carbon neutral."
Lyft has numerous partnerships with other companies involved with self-driving cars, but the ridesharing outfit is to start testing its own vehicles in California at the largest secure test facility in the country.
Lyft is getting into bike sharing, partnering with the city-operated Baltimore Bike Share scheme in Maryland. The move follows a similar one by rival ride-sharing service Uber in San Francisco earlier this month.
Uber may have had an abysmal 2017, with lengthy internal power struggles, lost licenses, and too many lawsuits to count. But here to keep you from getting too down on the future of ridesharing services is Lyft.
Automotive tech company Aptiv and Lyft will offer rides in self-driving cars during CES 2018. Passengers will be able to hail a self-driving car from the Las Vegas Convention Center using the Lyft app.