First and Last Mile

October 10, 2018, 8am PDT
In cities around the country, Lyft is launching green, multimodal initiatives aimed at providing "all of the above" transportation options.
The Planning Report
September 25, 2018, 5am PDT
Transportation access is one of the biggest factors in keeping people out of homelessness. Cities can help with discounted fares and last-mile connections.
CALmatters
September 24, 2018, 9am PDT
New research finds that, done right, working with ride-hailing companies can save public agencies money.
Metro Magazine
September 11, 2018, 1pm PDT
The six-month pilot will offer discounts on Lyft rides that begin or end at a bikeshare station.
Michigan Live
July 21, 2018, 11am PDT
The transportation network company is integrating new mobility options to help fill the first-last mile gap in cities.
Medium
June 3, 2018, 7am PDT
Fifteen routes will be eliminated and 50 routes altered as part of Capital Metro's bus system redesign, called the "Cap Remap."
Austin American-Statesman
May 20, 2018, 9am PDT
Florida's Brightline train system only has one station in each of the three cities it currently serves, so it has sought out a unique solution to the first-last mile challenge.
The Palm Beach Post
March 18, 2018, 5am PDT
Countless ideas have been proposed to bridge the first-mile, last-mile gap: bike share, dockless bike share, ride-hailing services, circulator buses, trolleys, and, of course, good old-fashioned feet. The newest entrant: electric scooters.
California Planning & Development Report
February 17, 2018, 5am PST
Bus advocates aren't going to like the sound of this.
Recode
November 27, 2017, 8am PST
The Federal Transit Administration has offered the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority a $1.35 million grant to partner with ridesharing app Via on first-last mile solutions.
Engadget
October 27, 2017, 7am PDT
Upgrading sidewalks on the way to transit stations could make a difference in cities facing declining transit ridership.
TransitCenter
October 1, 2017, 5am PDT
Lyft's Emily Castor Warren situates the company's newest initiatives within the "rapid pace of innovation" occurring in transportation.
The Planning Report
May 31, 2017, 7am PDT
Unlike the American focus on luxury personal self-drivers, the European approach favors small self-driving buses that can ferry riders to larger transit lines.
The New York Times
April 30, 2017, 9am PDT
Zak Accuardi argues that while mobility services can enhance transit, only walkability can solve the "first and last mile" problem.
TransitCenter