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California Wants Judge to Force Uber, Lyft to Hire Drivers

California Wants Judge to Force Uber, Lyft to Hire Drivers

California’s attorney general and a group of city attorneys on Wednesday escalated their lawsuit targeting the business model of ride-hailing giants Uber and L [...]

Read full article: California Wants Judge to Force Uber, Ly...→
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Man punched by driver sues Lyft; alleges poor screening let driver get rehired, kick taxi driver to death

Man punched by driver sues Lyft; alleges poor screening let driver get rehired, kick taxi driver to death

Lyft driver Fangui Lu punched an attorney who caught a ride with him. Weeks later, Lu kicked a taxi driver to death while driving for Uber. Lu has since fled t [...]

Read full article: Man punched by driver sues Lyft; alleges...→

Lyft Driver Charged with Raping Passenger Outside Her Bridgeport Home

A Lyft driver allegedly raped a passenger outside her Bridgeport home after picking her up in Uptown, prosecutors said. Judge Wesley Willis ordered Rimon Kazzo [...]

Read full article: Lyft Driver Charged with Raping Passenge...→
Lyft driver cleared in disappearance of University of Utah student, police say

Lyft driver cleared in disappearance of University of Utah student, police say

Police in Salt Lake City said Monday that there is no evidence a missing University of Utah student who disappeared after ordering a Lyft and was dropped off a [...]

Read full article: Lyft driver cleared in disappearance of ...→
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Uber lays off 3,700 as virus upends sharing economy

Uber said Wednesday it's cutting 3,700 full-time workers, or about 14% of its workforce, as people fearful of infection either stay indoors or try to limit con [...]

Read full article: Uber lays off 3,700 as virus upends shar...→
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Coronavirus: Lyft pulls electric scooters out of San Jose, Oakland

Coronavirus: Lyft pulls electric scooters out of San Jose, Oakland

Scooter service ended Wednesday for the two Bay Area cities and also in Austin, Texas, a Lyft spokesman said.

Read full article: Coronavirus: Lyft pulls electric scooter...→
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Coronavirus: Uber and Lyft trying to evade driver unemployment costs, critics say

Coronavirus: Uber and Lyft trying to evade driver unemployment costs, critics say

State of California will have to try to get the ride-hailing giants to pay for benefits issued from a fund they never paid into, law professor says.

Read full article: Coronavirus: Uber and Lyft trying to eva...→
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Rideshare companies to reduce costs in wake of coronavirus pandemic - amNewYork

BY BETH DEDMAN Rideshare companies Lyft and Myle are reducing the cost of rides during the coronavirus pandemic.  Lyft is donating tens of thousands of

Read full article: Rideshare companies to reduce costs in w...→
Lyft Offers Free Rides to Kentucky Voters on Tuesday

Lyft Offers Free Rides to Kentucky Voters on Tuesday

As polls open for the Kentucky primary election on Tuesday, ride-sharing service Lyft has offered free rides to the polls for voters.

Read full article: Lyft Offers Free Rides to Kentucky Voter...→
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Lyft Vows to Use Only Electric Cars by 2030

Lyft Vows to Use Only Electric Cars by 2030

Lyft is pledging to only allow electric vehicles on its platform by 2030."At Lyft, we made a choice," the company said Wednesday on its website. "Rather than h [...]

Read full article: Lyft Vows to Use Only Electric Cars by 2...→
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Passengers Sue Lyft Over Harrowing Ride, Crash in Burbank

Two Lyft passengers are suing the ride-hailing company, alleging they were taken on a harrowing ride by a driver who ignored their demands to stop and let them [...]

Read full article: Passengers Sue Lyft Over Harrowing Ride,...→
Coronavirus: Lyft, PayPal lead local stocks higher despite rising jobless claims

Coronavirus: Lyft, PayPal lead local stocks higher despite rising jobless claims

Lyft, PayPal and Uber were among the Bay Area companies to see their share prices surge Thursday as investors concentrated more upon steps being taken to re-op [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus: Lyft, PayPal lead local sto...→
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Uber and Lyft pushing coronavirus burden onto taxpayers, California AG says while suing firms over driver classification

Uber and Lyft pushing coronavirus burden onto taxpayers, California AG says while suing firms over driver classification

A group called We Drive Progress, which says it’s part of a coalition of 20,000 app-based drivers in California, applauded the filing of the suit. “When I was [...]

Read full article: Uber and Lyft pushing coronavirus burden...→
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Letter: ‘Haves’ are hiring ‘have-nots’ to take the risk for them

Letter: ‘Haves’ are hiring ‘have-nots’ to take the risk for them

For people with money, there is a ready pool of starving Lyft and Uber drivers, now out of work.

Read full article: Letter: ‘Haves’ are hiring ‘have-nots’ t...→
  • #Lyft
Uber and Lyft drivers seeking sick pay say they drove while ill during pandemic

Uber and Lyft drivers seeking sick pay say they drove while ill during pandemic

Two Massachusetts ride-sharing drivers claim they recently drove while sick for Lyft and Uber amid the coronavirus pandemic because they couldn’t afford to sto [...]

Read full article: Uber and Lyft drivers seeking sick pay s...→
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Lyft Agrees To Pay Damages, Revise Wheelchair Policies Under Settlement With Department Of Justice

Lyft Agrees To Pay Damages, Revise Wheelchair Policies Under Settlement With Department Of Justice

Lyft will pay damages ranging from $4,000 to $30,000 to four riders with disabilities and a $40,000 civil penalty, according to the Department of Justice.

Read full article: Lyft Agrees To Pay Damages, Revise Wheel...→
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Lyft Asks Customers to Be 'Part of the Solution' to 'Systemic Racism'

Lyft Asks Customers to Be 'Part of the Solution' to 'Systemic Racism'

Lyft executives told customers in an email this week that they should be "part of the solution" to the issue of "systemic racism" in the United States. Lyft al [...]

Read full article: Lyft Asks Customers to Be 'Part of the S...→
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Police release 'last known footage' of missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck

Police release 'last known footage' of missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck

Salt Lake City Police released “the last known footage” of Mackenzie Lueck, the University of Utah student who disappeared after ordering a Lyft and was droppe [...]

Read full article: Police release 'last known footage' of m...→

Lyft sees rider demand rebound in late April, 'on path to profitability' - amNewYork

By Akanksha Rana and Tina Bellon Lyft Inc on Wednesday surprised investors with higher-than-expected revenue and the ride-hailing company

Read full article: Lyft sees rider demand rebound in late A...→
Lyft Passengers Steal Driver’s Car at Gunpoint: SDPD

Lyft Passengers Steal Driver’s Car at Gunpoint: SDPD

A 22-year-old Lyft driver had his car stolen at gunpoint near Petco Park Thursday night by one of his passengers, police said. The carjacking happened at 7:45 [...]

Read full article: Lyft Passengers Steal Driver’s Car at Gu...→
Lyft Tapping More Drivers To Help With Delivery Of Essential Items

Lyft Tapping More Drivers To Help With Delivery Of Essential Items

As demand for rides has slowed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Lyft is tapping more of its drivers to help with delivery needs in the Bay Area and across the [...]

Read full article: Lyft Tapping More Drivers To Help With D...→
  • #Lyft
Coronavirus Pandemic Impacting Rideshare Drivers

Coronavirus Pandemic Impacting Rideshare Drivers

For the last four years Chula Vista mom, Susana Valdez, has relied on driving for Uber and Lyft as her main source of income. As tourism and outings come to a [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus Pandemic Impacting Rideshare...→
California Wants Judge to Force Uber, Lyft to Hire Drivers

California Wants Judge to Force Uber, Lyft to Hire Drivers

California’s attorney general and a group of city attorneys on Wednesday escalated their lawsuit targeting the business model of ride-hailing giants Uber and L [...]

Read full article: California Wants Judge to Force Uber, Ly...→
  • #Lyft
Lyft Agrees To Pay Damages, Revise Wheelchair Policies Under Settlement With Department Of Justice

Lyft Agrees To Pay Damages, Revise Wheelchair Policies Under Settlement With Department Of Justice

Lyft will pay damages ranging from $4,000 to $30,000 to four riders with disabilities and a $40,000 civil penalty, according to the Department of Justice.

Read full article: Lyft Agrees To Pay Damages, Revise Wheel...→
  • #Lyft
Lyft Vows to Use Only Electric Cars by 2030

Lyft Vows to Use Only Electric Cars by 2030

Lyft is pledging to only allow electric vehicles on its platform by 2030."At Lyft, we made a choice," the company said Wednesday on its website. "Rather than h [...]

Read full article: Lyft Vows to Use Only Electric Cars by 2...→
  • #Lyft

Lyft Driver Charged with Raping Passenger Outside Her Bridgeport Home

A Lyft driver allegedly raped a passenger outside her Bridgeport home after picking her up in Uptown, prosecutors said. Judge Wesley Willis ordered Rimon Kazzo [...]

Read full article: Lyft Driver Charged with Raping Passenge...→
Police release 'last known footage' of missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck

Police release 'last known footage' of missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck

Salt Lake City Police released “the last known footage” of Mackenzie Lueck, the University of Utah student who disappeared after ordering a Lyft and was droppe [...]

Read full article: Police release 'last known footage' of m...→
Coronavirus: Lyft, PayPal lead local stocks higher despite rising jobless claims

Coronavirus: Lyft, PayPal lead local stocks higher despite rising jobless claims

Lyft, PayPal and Uber were among the Bay Area companies to see their share prices surge Thursday as investors concentrated more upon steps being taken to re-op [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus: Lyft, PayPal lead local sto...→
  • #Lyft

Uber lays off 3,700 as virus upends sharing economy

Uber said Wednesday it's cutting 3,700 full-time workers, or about 14% of its workforce, as people fearful of infection either stay indoors or try to limit con [...]

Read full article: Uber lays off 3,700 as virus upends shar...→
  • #Lyft
Lyft Passengers Steal Driver’s Car at Gunpoint: SDPD

Lyft Passengers Steal Driver’s Car at Gunpoint: SDPD

A 22-year-old Lyft driver had his car stolen at gunpoint near Petco Park Thursday night by one of his passengers, police said. The carjacking happened at 7:45 [...]

Read full article: Lyft Passengers Steal Driver’s Car at Gu...→
Letter: ‘Haves’ are hiring ‘have-nots’ to take the risk for them

Letter: ‘Haves’ are hiring ‘have-nots’ to take the risk for them

For people with money, there is a ready pool of starving Lyft and Uber drivers, now out of work.

Read full article: Letter: ‘Haves’ are hiring ‘have-nots’ t...→
  • #Lyft
Coronavirus: Uber and Lyft trying to evade driver unemployment costs, critics say

Coronavirus: Uber and Lyft trying to evade driver unemployment costs, critics say

State of California will have to try to get the ride-hailing giants to pay for benefits issued from a fund they never paid into, law professor says.

Read full article: Coronavirus: Uber and Lyft trying to eva...→
  • #Lyft
Coronavirus Pandemic Impacting Rideshare Drivers

Coronavirus Pandemic Impacting Rideshare Drivers

For the last four years Chula Vista mom, Susana Valdez, has relied on driving for Uber and Lyft as her main source of income. As tourism and outings come to a [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus Pandemic Impacting Rideshare...→
Lyft Offers Free Rides to Kentucky Voters on Tuesday

Lyft Offers Free Rides to Kentucky Voters on Tuesday

As polls open for the Kentucky primary election on Tuesday, ride-sharing service Lyft has offered free rides to the polls for voters.

Read full article: Lyft Offers Free Rides to Kentucky Voter...→
  • #Lyft
Man punched by driver sues Lyft; alleges poor screening let driver get rehired, kick taxi driver to death

Man punched by driver sues Lyft; alleges poor screening let driver get rehired, kick taxi driver to death

Lyft driver Fangui Lu punched an attorney who caught a ride with him. Weeks later, Lu kicked a taxi driver to death while driving for Uber. Lu has since fled t [...]

Read full article: Man punched by driver sues Lyft; alleges...→
Lyft Asks Customers to Be 'Part of the Solution' to 'Systemic Racism'

Lyft Asks Customers to Be 'Part of the Solution' to 'Systemic Racism'

Lyft executives told customers in an email this week that they should be "part of the solution" to the issue of "systemic racism" in the United States. Lyft al [...]

Read full article: Lyft Asks Customers to Be 'Part of the S...→
  • #Lyft

Passengers Sue Lyft Over Harrowing Ride, Crash in Burbank

Two Lyft passengers are suing the ride-hailing company, alleging they were taken on a harrowing ride by a driver who ignored their demands to stop and let them [...]

Read full article: Passengers Sue Lyft Over Harrowing Ride,...→
Lyft driver cleared in disappearance of University of Utah student, police say

Lyft driver cleared in disappearance of University of Utah student, police say

Police in Salt Lake City said Monday that there is no evidence a missing University of Utah student who disappeared after ordering a Lyft and was dropped off a [...]

Read full article: Lyft driver cleared in disappearance of ...→
  • #Lyft

Lyft sees rider demand rebound in late April, 'on path to profitability' - amNewYork

By Akanksha Rana and Tina Bellon Lyft Inc on Wednesday surprised investors with higher-than-expected revenue and the ride-hailing company

Read full article: Lyft sees rider demand rebound in late A...→
Uber and Lyft pushing coronavirus burden onto taxpayers, California AG says while suing firms over driver classification

Uber and Lyft pushing coronavirus burden onto taxpayers, California AG says while suing firms over driver classification

A group called We Drive Progress, which says it’s part of a coalition of 20,000 app-based drivers in California, applauded the filing of the suit. “When I was [...]

Read full article: Uber and Lyft pushing coronavirus burden...→
  • #Lyft
Coronavirus: Lyft pulls electric scooters out of San Jose, Oakland

Coronavirus: Lyft pulls electric scooters out of San Jose, Oakland

Scooter service ended Wednesday for the two Bay Area cities and also in Austin, Texas, a Lyft spokesman said.

Read full article: Coronavirus: Lyft pulls electric scooter...→
  • #Lyft
Lyft Tapping More Drivers To Help With Delivery Of Essential Items

Lyft Tapping More Drivers To Help With Delivery Of Essential Items

As demand for rides has slowed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Lyft is tapping more of its drivers to help with delivery needs in the Bay Area and across the [...]

Read full article: Lyft Tapping More Drivers To Help With D...→
  • #Lyft
Uber and Lyft drivers seeking sick pay say they drove while ill during pandemic

Uber and Lyft drivers seeking sick pay say they drove while ill during pandemic

Two Massachusetts ride-sharing drivers claim they recently drove while sick for Lyft and Uber amid the coronavirus pandemic because they couldn’t afford to sto [...]

Read full article: Uber and Lyft drivers seeking sick pay s...→
  • #Lyft

Rideshare companies to reduce costs in wake of coronavirus pandemic - amNewYork

BY BETH DEDMAN Rideshare companies Lyft and Myle are reducing the cost of rides during the coronavirus pandemic.  Lyft is donating tens of thousands of

Read full article: Rideshare companies to reduce costs in w...→
California Wants Judge to Force Uber, Lyft to Hire Drivers

California Wants Judge to Force Uber, Lyft to Hire Drivers

California’s attorney general and a group of city attorneys on Wednesday escalated their lawsuit targeting the business model of ride-hailing giants Uber and L [...]

Read full article: California Wants Judge to Force Uber, Ly...→
  • #Lyft
Lyft Offers Free Rides to Kentucky Voters on Tuesday

Lyft Offers Free Rides to Kentucky Voters on Tuesday

As polls open for the Kentucky primary election on Tuesday, ride-sharing service Lyft has offered free rides to the polls for voters.

Read full article: Lyft Offers Free Rides to Kentucky Voter...→
  • #Lyft
Lyft Agrees To Pay Damages, Revise Wheelchair Policies Under Settlement With Department Of Justice

Lyft Agrees To Pay Damages, Revise Wheelchair Policies Under Settlement With Department Of Justice

Lyft will pay damages ranging from $4,000 to $30,000 to four riders with disabilities and a $40,000 civil penalty, according to the Department of Justice.

Read full article: Lyft Agrees To Pay Damages, Revise Wheel...→
  • #Lyft
Man punched by driver sues Lyft; alleges poor screening let driver get rehired, kick taxi driver to death

Man punched by driver sues Lyft; alleges poor screening let driver get rehired, kick taxi driver to death

Lyft driver Fangui Lu punched an attorney who caught a ride with him. Weeks later, Lu kicked a taxi driver to death while driving for Uber. Lu has since fled t [...]

Read full article: Man punched by driver sues Lyft; alleges...→
Lyft Vows to Use Only Electric Cars by 2030

Lyft Vows to Use Only Electric Cars by 2030

Lyft is pledging to only allow electric vehicles on its platform by 2030."At Lyft, we made a choice," the company said Wednesday on its website. "Rather than h [...]

Read full article: Lyft Vows to Use Only Electric Cars by 2...→
  • #Lyft
Lyft Asks Customers to Be 'Part of the Solution' to 'Systemic Racism'

Lyft Asks Customers to Be 'Part of the Solution' to 'Systemic Racism'

Lyft executives told customers in an email this week that they should be "part of the solution" to the issue of "systemic racism" in the United States. Lyft al [...]

Read full article: Lyft Asks Customers to Be 'Part of the S...→
  • #Lyft

Lyft Driver Charged with Raping Passenger Outside Her Bridgeport Home

A Lyft driver allegedly raped a passenger outside her Bridgeport home after picking her up in Uptown, prosecutors said. Judge Wesley Willis ordered Rimon Kazzo [...]

Read full article: Lyft Driver Charged with Raping Passenge...→

Passengers Sue Lyft Over Harrowing Ride, Crash in Burbank

Two Lyft passengers are suing the ride-hailing company, alleging they were taken on a harrowing ride by a driver who ignored their demands to stop and let them [...]

Read full article: Passengers Sue Lyft Over Harrowing Ride,...→
Police release 'last known footage' of missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck

Police release 'last known footage' of missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck

Salt Lake City Police released “the last known footage” of Mackenzie Lueck, the University of Utah student who disappeared after ordering a Lyft and was droppe [...]

Read full article: Police release 'last known footage' of m...→
Lyft driver cleared in disappearance of University of Utah student, police say

Lyft driver cleared in disappearance of University of Utah student, police say

Police in Salt Lake City said Monday that there is no evidence a missing University of Utah student who disappeared after ordering a Lyft and was dropped off a [...]

Read full article: Lyft driver cleared in disappearance of ...→
  • #Lyft
Coronavirus: Lyft, PayPal lead local stocks higher despite rising jobless claims

Coronavirus: Lyft, PayPal lead local stocks higher despite rising jobless claims

Lyft, PayPal and Uber were among the Bay Area companies to see their share prices surge Thursday as investors concentrated more upon steps being taken to re-op [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus: Lyft, PayPal lead local sto...→
  • #Lyft

Lyft sees rider demand rebound in late April, 'on path to profitability' - amNewYork

By Akanksha Rana and Tina Bellon Lyft Inc on Wednesday surprised investors with higher-than-expected revenue and the ride-hailing company

Read full article: Lyft sees rider demand rebound in late A...→

Uber lays off 3,700 as virus upends sharing economy

Uber said Wednesday it's cutting 3,700 full-time workers, or about 14% of its workforce, as people fearful of infection either stay indoors or try to limit con [...]

Read full article: Uber lays off 3,700 as virus upends shar...→
  • #Lyft
Uber and Lyft pushing coronavirus burden onto taxpayers, California AG says while suing firms over driver classification

Uber and Lyft pushing coronavirus burden onto taxpayers, California AG says while suing firms over driver classification

A group called We Drive Progress, which says it’s part of a coalition of 20,000 app-based drivers in California, applauded the filing of the suit. “When I was [...]

Read full article: Uber and Lyft pushing coronavirus burden...→
  • #Lyft
Lyft Passengers Steal Driver’s Car at Gunpoint: SDPD

Lyft Passengers Steal Driver’s Car at Gunpoint: SDPD

A 22-year-old Lyft driver had his car stolen at gunpoint near Petco Park Thursday night by one of his passengers, police said. The carjacking happened at 7:45 [...]

Read full article: Lyft Passengers Steal Driver’s Car at Gu...→
Coronavirus: Lyft pulls electric scooters out of San Jose, Oakland

Coronavirus: Lyft pulls electric scooters out of San Jose, Oakland

Scooter service ended Wednesday for the two Bay Area cities and also in Austin, Texas, a Lyft spokesman said.

Read full article: Coronavirus: Lyft pulls electric scooter...→
  • #Lyft
Letter: ‘Haves’ are hiring ‘have-nots’ to take the risk for them

Letter: ‘Haves’ are hiring ‘have-nots’ to take the risk for them

For people with money, there is a ready pool of starving Lyft and Uber drivers, now out of work.

Read full article: Letter: ‘Haves’ are hiring ‘have-nots’ t...→
  • #Lyft
Lyft Tapping More Drivers To Help With Delivery Of Essential Items

Lyft Tapping More Drivers To Help With Delivery Of Essential Items

As demand for rides has slowed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Lyft is tapping more of its drivers to help with delivery needs in the Bay Area and across the [...]

Read full article: Lyft Tapping More Drivers To Help With D...→
  • #Lyft
Coronavirus: Uber and Lyft trying to evade driver unemployment costs, critics say

Coronavirus: Uber and Lyft trying to evade driver unemployment costs, critics say

State of California will have to try to get the ride-hailing giants to pay for benefits issued from a fund they never paid into, law professor says.

Read full article: Coronavirus: Uber and Lyft trying to eva...→
  • #Lyft
Uber and Lyft drivers seeking sick pay say they drove while ill during pandemic

Uber and Lyft drivers seeking sick pay say they drove while ill during pandemic

Two Massachusetts ride-sharing drivers claim they recently drove while sick for Lyft and Uber amid the coronavirus pandemic because they couldn’t afford to sto [...]

Read full article: Uber and Lyft drivers seeking sick pay s...→
  • #Lyft
Coronavirus Pandemic Impacting Rideshare Drivers

Coronavirus Pandemic Impacting Rideshare Drivers

For the last four years Chula Vista mom, Susana Valdez, has relied on driving for Uber and Lyft as her main source of income. As tourism and outings come to a [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus Pandemic Impacting Rideshare...→

Rideshare companies to reduce costs in wake of coronavirus pandemic - amNewYork

BY BETH DEDMAN Rideshare companies Lyft and Myle are reducing the cost of rides during the coronavirus pandemic.  Lyft is donating tens of thousands of

Read full article: Rideshare companies to reduce costs in w...→