Uber filed a lawsuit against New York City, The Verge reported. The company wants to overturn New York City’s rule that caps the number of new ride-hailing drivers. Last summer, the city approved legislation that halts the issuing of new licenses to drivers for 12 months. It has been a multi-year fight between Uber and […]
The battle between Uber and Lyft, which are both expected to go public this year, continues. Today, Lyft announced the hire of Michelle DeBella, formerly Uber’s global head of internal audit, as its own VP of finance strategy. DeBella will be responsible for ensuring Lyft meets its objectives around scaling. She’ll systematically review Lyft’s operations, […]
Lyft is donating $700,000 to TransForm, an organization focused on improving access to transportation in underserved areas throughout California. In partnership with Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Lyft and TransForm will invest in a free bike library and community parklets in Oakland, Calif. Lyft will also offer free rides to low-income residents of Oakland. “At Lyft, […]
Lyft, which has faced at least one lawsuit pertaining to its alleged discrimination against people with physical abilities, announced today it has expanded its wheelchair-accessible vehicle (WAV) service in New York City. Details on the blog are very scarce (we’ve reached out to Lyft for more info) but Lyft now has more than 20 partners in […]
It’s the Super Bowl this weekend and even if you’re not a fan, you can score some sweet deals.
Uber and Lyft are offering discounts for riders in Atlanta, but everyone can take advantage of free delivery for Uber Eats orders. Starting Saturday, a promo code will be available in the Uber Eats app and is good for free food delivery through Monday. The fee is usually about $5.
For fans of the two teams, the Patriots and Rams, Uber is offering “Unhappy Hour” after the game. That’s right, instead of rewarding the winners, the losers get a consolation prize — free rides for Uber Rewards members for up to an hour after the game. You know, to mope in peace. Read more…
Los Angeles is partnering with on-demand shuttle-based service Via as part of a pilot program that will give people rides to three busy public transit stations. The pilot program, which launched Monday, aims to solve the first- and last-mile problem that makes it challenging for people to get to and from public transit stations. Under […]