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

Whenever possible I plan my trip in a way that allows me to do what I need to maximize my $2.75 Metrocard fare. Continue reading “Your MTA transfer doesn’t work for bus-to-bus transfers on same route”

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

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

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Get 24 free months of Citi Bike by referring 24 friends

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.

Continue reading “Get 24 free months of Citi Bike by referring 24 friends”

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

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

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

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.  Continue reading “Citi Bike confirms locations for the 80 new stations in Upper West Side and Upper East Side”

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How to choose the best Citi Bike at the docking station

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. Continue reading “How to choose the best Citi Bike at the docking station”

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

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. Continue reading “1,000 brand new, redesigned Citi Bikes hit the streets of New York City”

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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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Can Lyft Line eventually challenge public transportation?

Back in October 2014, I talked about how Line was a great way to cut your Lyft fares by half. Continue reading “Can Lyft Line eventually challenge public transportation?”

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

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. Continue reading “Is the MTA adding entrances to the L Train at Avenue A?”

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

In the battle between ride sharing services, on which side do you land on?   Continue reading “Slanging and Slogging: Why you should care about Uber’s business practices”

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

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

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