Lyft Concierge lets businesses schedule flexible rides

Lyft Concierge lets businesses schedule flexible rides

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Lyft Concierge lets businesses schedule flexible rides Lyft’s Concierge service, which opened up to all businesses earlier this year, lets companies and organizations hail rides for their customers, patients and employees. While it lets those businesses offer an additional service, it’s not…

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Lyft will offer free rides on Election Day in November

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Lyft will offer free rides on Election Day in November Lyft wants to help you do your civic duty, so it’s giving away free and discounted rides on November 6th. The ride-hailing firm has an existing free ride program for emergency situations…

Lyft and Aptiv complete 5,000 self-driving rides in Las Vegas

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Lyft and Aptiv complete 5,000 self-driving rides in Las Vegas Lyft’s experiment with paid self-driving rides in Las Vegas appears to be going as smoothly as you might hope. Lyft and its partner Aptiv have revealed that they’ve completed 5,000 autonomous trips…

Lyft offers Avis rentals to drivers who don’t own cars

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Lyft offers Avis rentals to drivers who don’t own cars , Lyft drivers now have another major choice if they want to offer rides without buying their own cars. The ridesharing service has struck a deal that will have the Avis Budget…

The Biggest Waves in the World, Explained

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The Biggest Waves in the World, Explained, Forecasting technology and surfer experience create record rides on the planet’s biggest breakers — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com , Continue reading . . . Chris Dixon, , http://rss.sciam.com/sciam/technology, Scientific American: Technology, Science news and technology…

Waymo test will provide rides to and from public transportation

Waymo test will provide rides to and from public transportation

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Waymo test will provide rides to and from public transportation, Waymo announced today that it’s partnering with the Phoenix area’s regional public transportation authority, Valley Metro, in order to explore whether self-driving vehicles are an effective way to get people to and…

Lyft challenges Chicago residents to dump their cars for free rides

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Lyft challenges Chicago residents to dump their cars for free rides, Today, Lyft announced a new program called Ditch With Lyft. The ridesharing company is encouraging Chicago’s car owners to stop driving their cars for a month and switch instead to using…

Uber lets riders pay with Venmo

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Uber lets riders pay with Venmo, Uber riders in the US can now pay for their rides with Venmo. Starting today, users will see a “Pay With Venmo” option next to one for Apple Pay. This could make it easier for anyone…

Uber trials cheaper rides for people who are willing to wait

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Uber trials cheaper rides for people who are willing to wait, There are times when you need to get an Uber right away, even if it’s at a peak hour and prices are through the roof. But there are times when you…

Google Maps for Android no longer books Uber rides

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Google Maps for Android no longer books Uber rides, Google added the ability to book Uber trips directly through Maps at the start of 2017, but it appears that this convenience was short-lived. The search firm has quietly pulled direct Uber booking…

China’s Didi restricts some rides to same-sex drivers

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China’s Didi restricts some rides to same-sex drivers, Last month, a passenger using Didi Chuxing’s carpooling service Hitch was allegedly killed by a driver using his father’s account. Since then, the company has been rolling out new safety measures for its ridesharing…

Lyft redesigns app to highlight shared rides and public transit

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Lyft redesigns app to highlight shared rides and public transit, Today, ridesharing company Lyft announced a redesign of its app that is in the process of rolling out. The fresh look aims to improve shared rides, integrate with public transit to fill…

Uber’s electric bike-sharing service is launching in Europe

Uber’s electric bike-sharing service is launching in Europe

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Uber’s electric bike-sharing service is launching in Europe , In a continued push to expand beyond traditional taxi rides, Uber has announced plans to roll out its Jump bike rental service to cities in Europe. The company acquired bike-sharing platform Jump just…

Lyft, United Way offer free rides for non-urgent appointments

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Lyft, United Way offer free rides for non-urgent appointments, Lyft committed to providing more free trips for non-medical purposes in May, and now it’s clearer as to what that entails. The ridesharing firm has partnered with United Way to offer free rides…

Elon Musk pitches 150 MPH rides in Boring Company tunnels for $1

Elon Musk pitches 150 MPH rides in Boring Company tunnels for $1

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Elon Musk pitches 150 MPH rides in Boring Company tunnels for $1, , Tonight at The Boring Company Information Session not all of the talk centered on flamethrowers. Elon Musk and project leader Steve Davis described many details of their visions for…