Lyft: CSR & Sustainability News

Based in San Francisco, Lyft operates a peer-to-peer ridesharing service based on a mobile app.

As Uber Reels, Lyft Makes a Big Push in the Midwest and Northeast

Yesterday Lyft announced an expansion in over 50 U.S. cities – adding to the 40 new communities it brought on last month. And…

Watch Out, Uber and Lyft: Google’s Waze Takes On Ride-Sharing

Google’s traffic navigation app Waze plans to expand and take on ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft. But don't expect drivers to use it…

First Facebook, Now Lyft: Peter Thiel Undercuts Tech Companies’ CSR Messages

Silicon Valley billionaire investor Peter Thiel remains a Donald Trump supporter, even after the controversial travel restrictions. And his ambivalence toward Trump's Muslim…

Lyft Stands up to Trump and the Refugee Ban, While Uber Stumbles

Protests sparked at airports across the country over the weekend, as thousands showed up to oppose President Trump's controversial travel ban. In the…

Airbnb Promises Free Housing to Refugees and Citizens Affected by U.S. Travel Ban

As part of a growing national backlash, Airbnb promised free housing to refugees and citizens who have been detained within the U.S. or…

Can the Juno Business Model Win Over the Uber Model?

There’s a new kid on the ride-hailing block, one that promises to take on Uber and Lyft with a simple proposition: Treat drivers…

Lyft Co-Founder: Autonomous Cars Will Be the Future in 5 Years

Autonomous cars will provide the majority of Lyft's rides in five years, co-founder John Zimmer wrote on Medium over the weekend.

3p Weekend: These Partnerships Are Out to Revolutionize Transportation

This year, transportation outpaced the utility sector as America's largest carbon emitter. That demands big change. And these seven partnerships aim to deliver…

Walmart Testing Delivery Services with Uber and Lyft

Last week at its annual shareholder’s meeting, Walmart announced plans to explore a partnership with Uber and Lyft as it seeks to expand…

Volkswagen Invests $300M in Ridesharing Service Gett

Volkswagen is linking up with Uber competitor Gett. The German automaker hopes the new partnership will help it compete in an evolving mobility…

Austin Kicks Uber and Lyft to the Curb

Uber and Lyft poured resources into a proposition to overturn regulations on passenger safety passed by the city council of Austin, Texas, late…

Will Uber and Lyft Make Transportation More Sustainable?

Are ride-hailing services like Lyft and Uber a threat to buses and subways, or do they actually boost public-transit numbers? 3p's Raz Godelnik…

Ridesharing Integral to Thriving Public Transit, Study Finds

The American Public Transportation Association recently released a report that confirms what many observers have assumed about ridesharing — it helps urban transport…

GM-Lyft Agreement a Big Step Toward the Future of Mobility

This week’s agreement between GM and Lyft is an important milestone as we witness the definition of car ownership rapidly evolve.

Is the Gig Economy Good for Workers?

With all the upside that gigs seem to offer, it’s easy to overlook the impact this is having on local economies and worker…