Lyft brands itself as your friendly neighborhood ride-sharing service and it’s grown significantly in Detroit. Launched as a mobile app in the summer of 2012 as a service of Zimride, it has grown exponentially ever since.
There have been some exciting innovations to the personal transportation industry in the last decade. One of those innovations is the advent of rideshare companies such like Uber and Lyft. In this post, we’ll focus specically on Lyft (because I dislike Uber).
For more than two years, Lyft and Uber have been able to drop off, but not pick up from LAX. That’s until tomorrow when travelers will be able to request a Lyft from Los Angeles International airport (LAX) legally.
If you follow this site (wow, your life) then you know that I am a big proponent of Lyft and especially when compared to Uber. Specifically, when I do use Lyft, I use their “Line” service because it’s economically sensible.
Living near the East Village, it’s not a rare occurrence to find the two Citi Bike stations nearest my apartment completely bare. When it happens, I have to walk to a station a couple extra streets to grab a bike.
Would you rather have a car pick you up from your home and zip you directly to your destination or take the subway? Usually the subway is cheaper than a private car, but with Lyft Line, the price difference isn’t much.
At 2:30 AM in the morning, I received the “OH CRAP” automated email from Citi Bike customer service telling you that something is amiss. You may have seen this subject line: Looks like you’ve had that Citi Bike out for a while…
After much discussion and community input (complaining, letter-sending and yelling), a plan has been agreed on for the approximately 80 new stations planned for the Upper East Side and Upper West Side of Manhattan.