Lyft: CSR & Sustainability News

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

Massachusetts Pushes Back Against Uber and Lyft with Background Checks

Push back against Uber and Lyft continues as a Massachusetts report revealed that over 10 percent of drivers affiliated with those ridesharing services…

What is the Value of the Sharing Economy? The Case of Lyft

Raz Godelnik offers a mapping tool for measuring value in the sharing economy.

Skyrocketing Subprime Auto Loan Defaults Put Cities’ Transport Systems at Risk

Subprime auto loan default rates are rising, which could affect investors worldwide, as they have been purchased these loans through securitized bonds. If…

This Perfect Storm Could Threaten U.S. Transportation

A bad mix of ill-advised auto loans and empty promises from ridesharing companies could leave big-city transit infrastructures vulnerable across the U.S.

Can Lyft Take Advantage of Uber’s Misdeeds? Not As A ‘Better Boyfriend’

Lyft's latest ad campaign stresses the "good guy" factor. But is the ride-sharing platform really so different from Uber in the ways that…

Uber’s Leadership Crisis Demonstrates How Values Impact Brand

A steady drip of negative stories over the past several weeks has snowballed into a full communications crisis for Uber — one that…

Tech Companies Continue to Oppose U.S. Travel Ban

Despite the changes to the Donald Trump administration's travel ban, many in the business community -- including technology companies like Airbnb, Lyft, Uber…

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…