Forget Artificial Intelligence, the ‘gig economy’ is a human automation problem

Automating our lives is very quickly becoming the new normal. Not only do robots and machines and phones make checking the weather, turning off lights, setting alarms and the most menial of life tasks that we used to have to do ourselves automatic Continue reading “Forget Artificial Intelligence, the ‘gig economy’ is a human automation problem”

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How to change your payment method when splitting the cost of a Lyft ride

Did you know that when you’ve accept to split the cost of a Lyft ride with a friend or family member that you’re able to choose how to pay for that specific ride? Continue reading “How to change your payment method when splitting the cost of a Lyft ride”

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

If you didn’t know, now you know: Uber sucks. And they’ve sucked for a while. . Continue reading “#deleteuber: Boycott Uber’s support of Donald Trump by using Lyft or Sidecar”

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Now get 40% off Lyft Lines when using pre-tax communter benefits

Lyft has partnered with workplace benefit companies to give an extra discount to Lyft Line commuters in four cities. Continue reading “Now get 40% off Lyft Lines when using pre-tax communter benefits”

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Lyft introduces “Amp” for improved driver-passenger matching and communication

As easy as it is to call an Lyft or an Uber nowadays, there are still some small annoyances with the service. One of the challenges to ride sharing is identifying the car picking you up. Continue reading “Lyft introduces “Amp” for improved driver-passenger matching and communication”

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8 Getaround tips to make the service optimal by saving you money and time

Getaround is basically an Airbnb for car owners. Unlike Lyft or Uber, where the owners actually chauffeur you around, Getaround is a person-to-person carsharing service that allows owners to make their personal cars available to rent. Continue reading “8 Getaround tips to make the service optimal by saving you money and time”

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

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. Continue reading “Lyft in Baltimore: Save $50 on your first Lyft ride in Baltimore”

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

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. Continue reading “How to use Lyft in Detroit and using it to DTW (Detroit’s airport)”

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

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

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

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. Continue reading “Lyft can pickup passengers from LAX now (w/$50 code)”

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

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. Continue reading “It costs approximately $32 to take a Lyft to/from LGA to Lower Manhattan”

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

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. Continue reading “How much does it cost to take a Lyft from San Francisco to SFO airport?”

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

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. Continue reading “Get $50 off a Lyft from Las Vegas Airport to the strip with this promo code”

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

As quickly as $8 Lyft Lines replaced $5 Lyft Lines, they’re ending the more expensive promotion after just a couple weeks. Continue reading “Lyft retires $8 fares, teases new 50% promotion in “discount zones””

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

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. Continue reading “Why you should take a Lyft (Line) from JFK to Manhattan”

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

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. Continue reading “Lyft increases ‘Lyft Line’ fares to $8 in New York City”

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I love using Lyft Line, but good luck getting a car during “Prime Time”

From the $5 hotspots to 10-minute match, it’s no secret that I much prefer Lyft Line over regular Lyft, and certainly over Uber. Continue reading “I love using Lyft Line, but good luck getting a car during “Prime Time””

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

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. Continue reading “Lyft Line: When a car service is cheaper than the subway”

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

With “HotSpots”, Lyft continues to find ways to make their car sharing service less-expensive and more accessible. Continue reading “Lyft Hotspots: “Drive Happy” with $5 rides in San Francisco”

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A driverless future with autonomous cars is closer than we think (sorry, Ford)

Times are changing in the automobile industry and it’s not looking good for Ford, Chrysler, and GM. Continue reading “A driverless future with autonomous cars is closer than we think (sorry, Ford)”

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Lyft’s 10 minute match: Wait a little longer, save more cash with Lyft Line

In the continued battle between Lyft and Uber, both ride-sharing companies are trying to one-up one another with features, promotions and benefits. Continue reading “Lyft’s 10 minute match: Wait a little longer, save more cash with Lyft Line”

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