#deleteuber: Boycott Uber’s support of Donald Trump by using Lyft or Sidecar

January 27, 2017 / 2 comments

If you didn’t know, now you know: Uber sucks. And they’ve sucked for a while. .

Lyft in Baltimore: Save $50 on your first Lyft ride in Baltimore

February 28, 2016 / 0 comments

Lyft, launched in 2012 in San Francisco, CA, currently provide services to 195 cities across the US. From San Francisco to NYC, it covers a lot of major cities, one of which is Baltimore.

How to use Lyft in Detroit and using it to DTW (Detroit’s airport)

February 20, 2016 / 1 comment

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.

Quick guide to using Lyft in Minneapolis-St. Paul (and $50 code)

February 14, 2016 / 0 comments

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).

Lyft can pickup passengers from LAX now (w/$50 code)

December 22, 2015 / 0 comments

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.

It costs approximately $32 to take a Lyft to/from LGA to Lower Manhattan

November 24, 2015 / 1 comment

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.

How much does it cost to take a Lyft from San Francisco to SFO airport?

November 8, 2015 / 2 comments

I’ve taken Lyft to San Francisco International (SFO) a handful of times and though it’s not the cheapest way to get to the airport, it’s cost-effective for the great conveniences it provides.

Get $50 off a Lyft from Las Vegas Airport to the strip with this promo code

October 29, 2015 / 1 comment

Now you can officially take a Lyft from Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport to the Vegas strip – the first car sharing service to operate in Vegas.

Your MTA transfer doesn’t work for bus-to-bus transfers on same route

October 24, 2015 / 1 comment

Whenever possible I plan my trip in a way that allows me to do what I need to maximize my $2.75 Metrocard fare.

Lyft retires $8 fares, teases new 50% promotion in “discount zones”

October 23, 2015 / 0 comments

As quickly as $8 Lyft Lines replaced $5 Lyft Lines, they’re ending the more expensive promotion after just a couple weeks.

“Dockpocalypse” hits Citi Bike stations in East Village, Alphabet City

October 22, 2015 / 0 comments

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.

Get 24 free months of Citi Bike by referring 24 friends

October 21, 2015 / 0 comments

Are you considering Citi Bike? If you open a new annual membership, you can get a free month through if an active member refers you for a membership.

Why you should take a Lyft (Line) from JFK to Manhattan

October 6, 2015 / 5 comments

Those of you that read this site know that I prefer Lyft over Uber and specifically, the Lyft Line service is an efficient and reasonable transportation option.

Lyft increases ‘Lyft Line’ fares to $8 in New York City

October 5, 2015 / 1 comment

Lyft has been threatening to end their $5 Lyft Line promotion for a few months now and they’ve finally pulled the plug on the five buck fares in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Lyft Line: When a car service is cheaper than the subway

September 10, 2015 / 0 comments

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.

Did you get the dreaded “Looks like you’ve had a Citi Bike out for a while…” email from Citi Bike?

September 7, 2015 / 0 comments

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…

Citi Bike confirms locations for the 80 new stations in Upper West Side and Upper East Side

July 10, 2015 / 0 comments

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. 

How to choose the best Citi Bike at the docking station

July 4, 2015 / 0 comments

Picking a Citi Bike is a crap shoot. Other than kicking the tires, there’s not much you can do to ensure you chose a good or bad bike until you actually start riding the bike.

1,000 brand new, redesigned Citi Bikes hit the streets of New York City

July 3, 2015 / 1 comment

Citi Bike released 1,000 of their redesigned bikes this week. I wasn’t aware of the new bikes, so when I first came across one, it was a surprise.

Lyft Hotspots: “Drive Happy” with $5 rides in San Francisco

June 26, 2015 / 1 comment

With “HotSpots”, Lyft continues to find ways to make their car sharing service less-expensive and more accessible.

Can Lyft Line eventually challenge public transportation?

April 11, 2015 / 0 comments

Back in October 2014, I talked about how Line was a great way to cut your Lyft fares by half.

1st Avenue L Train MTA

Is the MTA adding entrances to the L Train at Avenue A?

December 12, 2014 / 0 comments

For selfish reasons, I think there should be a TRAIN STATION at Avenue C or D, but I welcome the news that MTA is looking to extend the 1st Avenue entrance to the L train to Avenue A.

Slanging and Slogging: Why you should care about Uber’s business practices

August 27, 2014 / 2 comments

In the battle between ride sharing services, on which side do you land on?  

What do the lights mean on Citibike?

Red/Yellow/Green: What does it mean when I get a red light on a Citi Bike dock?

August 16, 2014 / 0 comments

It’s been about a month now since I started my Citi Bike membership. I love the program; it’s completely changed how I access the city. 

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