San Francisco-based ride-hailing company Lyft has announced it’s rolling out a new feature that helps women and nonbinary drivers to be matched with women and nonbinary riders, in a move aimed at improving safety and allowing those drivers to have more control.
An Army Special Forces veteran says he was shocked to find out that a man he served two tours in Afghanistan with was brutally shot and killed while driving in Northeast D.C. Monday.
A Virginia woman claims her Lyft driver tried to kidnap her over the weekend.
San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency is set to consider expanding the number of Lyft bike rental locations. Some local bike rental companies worry about how the proposed expansion will impact their business.
A Lyft driver was arrested for stabbing an intoxicated passenger who couldn't provide his destination, officials said. Surveillance video shows the end of the ride that left the victim bleeding with two slashes to his bicep, the San Mateo DA said.
Just weeks before he leaves office, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo on Thursday proposed a new ordinance that he said will better protect survivors of sexual assault and keep the community safe.
A legally blind Dallas man was left stranded when multiple rideshares refused to pick up the man and his service dog after a trip to the vet.
Gov. Newsom is doubling down on his opposition of Proposition 30, a tax on the wealthy to fund climate projects. In a newly released political ad, Newsom takes aim at the prop and its major backer, ride-share company Lyft.
The Maryland man killed in a crash after being kicked out of a Lyft ride over the weekend has been identified by police as 43-year-old Sidney Wolf. He was previously a Senior Policy Advisor for former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo according to his LinkedIn page. He lived in Gaithersburg, Maryland with his wife and two children.
Rideshare drivers say they're unsure if they stand to earn any benefits, as the Bay Area's biggest rideshare companies prepare for a legal battle to appeal the Alameda County Superior Court's ruling that Proposition 22 is unconstitutional.
A judge Friday struck down a California ballot measure that exempted Uber and other app-based ride-hailing and delivery services from a state law requiring drivers to be classified as employees eligible for benefits and job protections.
Uber and Lyft drivers went on strike Wednesday in several major cities for better pay, benefits and working conditions. Uber and Lyft drivers say they've had it with low pay and tough working conditions.
Rideshare workers say they've had enough of the low pay that companies such as Uber and Lyft provide them for their work. On Wednesday, hundreds of gig-workers in the Bay Area, and across the nation, went on strike. KTVU's Tom Vacar reports.
President Joe Biden is set to announce additional initiatives to get America vaccinated in hopes of meeting his goal for 70% of U.S. adults to have at least one vaccine shot by the Fourth of July.
Uber and Lyft have teamed up to create a database of drivers ousted from their ride-hailing services for complaints about sexual assault and other crimes that have raised passenger-safety concerns for years.
The California Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit Wednesday that sought to overturn a ballot measure that kept app-based ride-hailing and delivery drivers independent contractors.
Lyft is offering 60 million free or discounted rides to and from coronavirus vaccination sites in uninsured, at-risk and low-income communities.
Lyft is still feeling the pandemic's severe impact on the ride-hailing industry.
An appeals court unanimously decided on Thursday that Uber and Lyft drivers are employees rather than independent contractors. The ruling comes less than two weeks before voters will be asked to exempt the ride-hailing giants from the state's gig economy law.
Voters will decide on Proposition 22, which is whether Uber, Lyft, and other companies should classify gig workers as employees.