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The Onion burns Elon Musk in a totally fake news story (really) about a bad day for the billionaire.
The Onion
March 8, 2018, 12pm PST
Extra charges for Uber and Lyft rides isn't enough to decrease traffic and speed public transit Joe Cortright argues in City Observatory.
City Observatory
February 20, 2018, 10am PST
Lyft has entered into a partnership with Baltimore Bike Share, on the heels of Uber's entrance into the San Francisco bike-share market.
Modern Cities
February 14, 2018, 6am PST
Uber, Lyft, and other major transportation technology companies have defined the role they aspire to play in the future of mobility.
Metro Magazine
February 1, 2018, 1pm PST
On some busy blocks, Uber and Lyft drivers have nowhere safe to park. Neither do parcel delivery personnel. Shared use mobility zones could address the problem.
Eno Center for Transportation
January 15, 2018, 12pm PST
A new study finds evidence that ride-hailing trips are at least as efficient, and often more efficient, than private, personal automobile trips.
San Francisco Chronicle
December 23, 2017, 5am PST
As monopolies, especially local ones, loom in some other industries, Uber's predominance has been slipping. Will a duopoly between Uber and Lyft be enough to ensure quality ride-hailing?
City Observatory
November 22, 2017, 11am PST
The Chicago City Council has approved a new budget that includes a new transit funding mechanism that could level the playing field for transit.
Streetsblog Chicago
November 7, 2017, 7am PST
Phoenix voters approved the city's Transportation 2050 plan, a package which includes more frequent bus service, road improvements, eventual light rail service and subsidizes Lyft rides: Lyft for public transit riders going to or coming from a stop.
Smart Cities Dive
October 31, 2017, 1pm PDT
Chicago's Mayor Emanuel's proposed tax would be used for the benefit of transit.
The Washington Post
October 19, 2017, 7am PDT
Not even Uber can boast this kind of ubiquity.
Smart Cities Dive
October 18, 2017, 1pm PDT
The city of Chicago is already taxing rides with transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft. Now mayor Rahm Emanual wants to raise those fees and spend the extra money on transit projects.
DNAinfo Chicago
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
August 17, 2017, 1pm PDT
An apparent suicide stopped trains Tuesday morning at the Fullerton stop, which serves as a hub for Chicago's North Side transit. Prices for a ride from the area to downtown via Lyft reached triple digits.
DNA Info
August 3, 2017, 1pm PDT
Amtrak is partnering with Lyft to offer train passengers a discounted option for first and last mile needs. New Lyft riders qualify for a $5 savings on each of their first four rides.
The Verge
May 30, 2017, 10am PDT
A new Texas state law that regulates transportation network companies also overrides more restrictive local regulations, like Austin's requirement for fingerprinting drivers. Austin voters supported the tighter regulations at the ballot box last May.
The Texas Tribune
April 28, 2017, 6am PDT
Lyft's shuttle service runs along a pre-determined route during peak commuting times and you can pay for it with your Lyft app.
The Ringer
March 31, 2017, 7am PDT
The findings of a recent study reveals the effects of transportation network companies to be the enemy of all forms of alternative transportation—far from the urban savior some hope they'll be.
Streetsblog Denver
March 26, 2017, 11am PDT
Ride hailing apps have changed the way people travel. Though public transit may lose ridership to these services, transit should also learn from technological advancements and use those insights to improve transit service.
Philadelphia Inquirer
March 24, 2017, 8am PDT
In medium-sized cities and suburban areas, it's simply easier to drive your own car in most cases. But shared rides might still have a chance to catch on.
Mobility Lab