Tag: Lyft

Lyft offers freebies to encourage people to ditch their cars

If you’re a Lyft rider in Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Chicago and you’re selling your car anytime soon, then you could be in line for some freebies from the ridesharing company. As part of its ongoing quest to try to persuade folks to give up their vehicles and use alternative ways of getting around,…

Lyft wants to partner with cities to add bike and scooter sharing

With its announcement of Lyft Bikes and Scooters, San Francisco-based Lyft took another step to position itself as a force in multi-modal urban transportation and mobility. This announcement follows Lyft’s recent acquisition of Motivate, the largest U.S. bike-share operator. According to Lyft president and co-founder John Zimmer, adding bicycles and scooters to the company’s platform will accelerate…

From 4 wheels to 2 wheels — Lyft looks to add CitiBike to its fleet

It’s no longer enough to simply dominate the highways. Ride-sharing companies are now looking to expand their domain to bike lanes and sidewalks, too. That’s being evidenced by Lyft, the San Francisco-based  transportation giant that is reportedly close to closing a deal to acquire Motivate, the company behind popular bike-sharing program Citibike, and the largest…