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Lyft opens Big Apple office in bid for larger slice of ride-share pie

Lyft car with trademark pink mustache (via Wikimedia) New York is already one of the most hotly-contested rideshare markets, with Uber surging ahead of the city’s famed Yellow Cabs and Lyft registering gains on both, in terms of rides hailed. Now, Lyft is folding the battle for the Big Apple into its overarching strategy, amplifying its East Coast efforts in a move it considers vital to…
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Lyft expands operations to remote locales

Lyft car with trademark pink mustache (via Wikimedia) Formerly limited to metro areas, ride-sharing is now coming to the countryside. Uber challenger Lyft has opened up its operations to an additional 32 states, meaning its services will now be available in 40 states. While those eight states included 79 percent of the country’s total population, Lyft now reaches an estimated 94 percent of…
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Safety doesn’t take a back seat; buckle up in your next cab, Uber, or Lyft

Ford Transit Connect Hybrid taxi prototypeJust because you’re riding in the back seat doesn’t mean you’re any safer in a crash, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. A report released this week revealed that four out of five adults who admitted that they didn’t buckle up in the back said they didn’t buckle up in cabs or ride-sharing services either. That’s despite a…
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