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Lyft Pink

Lyft Pink membership offers 15% off all rides for $20 per month

October 29th, 2019

Lyft’s first effort at a subscription plan was compelling but, if we’re being honest, a bit on the pricey side. Originally introduced as Lyft All Access, the program offered users the option to pay $299 upfront in exchange for 30 free rides. It was certainly a solid deal on a per-ride basis, but the $299 …

Lyft vs. Google Maps vs. Uber

Lyft’s massive update competes more with Google Maps than Uber

September 25th, 2019

Ride-sharing app Lyft has done something we wouldn’t have seen coming a few years ago when the company was battling Uber for supremacy in the various markets where the two apps are available. Lyft released a massive update that makes the application compete more against navigation apps like the popular Google Maps than Uber and …

Lyft All-Access Plan

Lyft’s monthly subscription service gives you 30 rides for $300

October 16th, 2018

Lyft announced the wide release of its All-Access Plan on Tuesday, giving frequent Lyft riders an opportunity to save money by spending more up front. First rolled out to a small subset of users earlier this year, the subscription service is now available across the country, and for $299, you get 30 rides up to …

Lyft ditch the car credits

Lyft is paying users in 35 cities to ditch their cars

September 26th, 2018

Earlier this year, Lyft rolled out a trial promotion in Chicago that offered residents $550 in travel credits in return for ditching their cars for a month. The trial must have gone well, because the company is now rolling out the same offer to over 35 cities, including New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Toronto, and …

NYC uber lyft cap

NYC votes to cap Uber and Lyft vehicles

August 8th, 2018

The New York City Council voted Wednesday to set a cap on the number of ride-hailing vehicles in the city, a move that will see Uber and Lyft’s growth curtailed. No new licenses will be issued for a full year as the city studies the issue further; legislation also allows the city to set a …

Lyft cost vs Uber, car ownership

Would you take $550 a month from Lyft to ditch your car?

July 31st, 2018

Uber and Lyft have famously destroyed the taxi industry by enabling anyone with a not-too-beat-up Toyota Corolla to start carrying passengers for money. But it’s also no secret that down the line, both companies want to challenge traditional car ownership as a concept. For Uber, that means heavy investment (by whatever means!) in autonomous vehicles. …

San Francisco Scooters

Uber and Lyft scooters are coming soon to San Francisco streets

June 8th, 2018

Earlier this week, Uber launched its electric bike-sharing program in Berlin, Germany, in a move that shows the ride-sharing company isn’t just about cars. It’s also interested in other types of shareable transportation. Uber confirmed that the company’s next move is scooters, and San Francisco will be Uber’s next market. Of course where Uber goes, …