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Lyft helping commuters with monthly subscription plan while Uber valued at $120B

Lyft has today announced its new monthly subscription plan to offer users easy access to the ride service as well as a nice price cut. But it won’t likely improve its value compared to its bigger rival Uber who saw a possible IPO value stretch into the 12 digit realm…

Lyft Stories August 30

Uber and Lyft accused of using cheap and inadequate driver background checks

Both Uber and Lyft have been accused of placing rider safety at risk by using a budget background check service which fails to access the FBI criminal record database. As a result, the checks have missed the criminal records of at least 25 drivers …

Lyft Stories August 23

Lyft offering free and discounted rides to the polls on November 6

Lyft is teaming up with non-partisan organizations to offer free and discounted rides to the polls for those who might otherwise struggle to vote on November 6 …

Lyft Stories July 31

Lyft offers $550 credit to prove city-dwellers can live without a car

Ride-share companies often suggest that their services mean people no longer need to own a car, and Lyft is aiming to prove it – by offering a $550 credit to ditch private car usage for a month …

Lyft Stories July 27

Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft making car congestion worse, not better, says study

One of the claims made by ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft is being challenged by a new report, which suggests that they make congestion worse, not better …

Lyft Stories October 19, 2017

Last month, Google was rumored to be mulling a huge investment in Lyft as the two companies work together against Uber to bring self-driving cars to the mainstream. Today, the ride-sharing service announced that Alphabet’s CapitalG investment fund led a $1 billion financing round.

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