“This is the first step toward delivering on our goal of making car ownership optional" - Lyft
Lyft is making moves! The rideshare company revealed yesterday that they are rolling out their much-anticipated subscription plan nationwide. Over the past year, Lyft has been testing a subscription model in various markets across the US and they are now ready to offer their all-access plan to everyone.
The Offer: 30 rides for a flat $299 a month.
The Slight Catch: Each of the 30 rides is only worth $15 and if you take a longer route that's worth more, you'll pay ...read more
TotalRide is a ridesharing service in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona. Rides can be hailed through the TotalRide smartphone app, online, or via phone, though there is a $2.75 surcharge for rides booked via phone. TotalRide has both on demand and book ahead ride options as well as three service tiers Ride, Ride Van, and Ride Assist.
With the Ride rideshare option, driver partners use their own standard sedan level vehicles to provide you with transportation.
With the Ride Van rideshare option, driver partners use their own high occupancy vehicles to provide you with transportation ...read more
What is the impact of rideshares on our society?
Rideshares are changing lives. And they are changing lives for the better. In a recent study, we polled over 1,000 rideshare users to gain further insight into how our society uses and views on-demand transportation. One main takeaway we found was that riders in general view ridesharing very fondly. In fact, 23% of respondents claim that ridesharing allows them to lead better lives.
When we break this statement down further we find that the top reasons ridesharing is making our society happier is that people feel they are more social ...read more
According to our recent survey, yes, rideshares really do have an impact on drinking and driving. 68% of respondents claimed that rideshares such as Uber and Lyft have prevented them from driving under the influence. That is a huge number of people who otherwises would have driven drunk! In fact, ridesharing has become so popular (and easy!) that 39% of our survey respondents said that they were less likely to purchase a vehicle now.
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