Monday, January 25, 2021

Slow start for CATS-Lyft partnership

Fewer than 100 people have used discounted Lyft trips to access CATS light-rail stations in the first few months of a pilot program. The post...

Lyft wants Chicagoans to give up their cars

Starting in August, ride-hailing company Lyft will offer 100 Chicago residents $550 each in mobility incentives to give up their cars for a month. The...

TNCs contribute to urban traffic, new report says

A new report says that TNCs contribute to urban traffic congestion and attract riders who otherwise would have taken transit or used a non-motorized...

Lyft wants to discount bike and scooter trips to transit

Ride-hailing company Lyft is proposing discounts and incentives to encourage people to use shared bicycles and scooters to access transit stations. The post Lyft wants...

Marin Transit launches microtransit pilot

Marin Transit (CA) launched Marin Transit Connect, an on-demand service operated by ride-hailing company Via. The post Marin Transit launches microtransit pilot appeared first on...

Norwalk explores microtransit option

The Norwalk Transit District (CT) is negotiating with the Ford Motor Company to test an on-demand microtransit service. The post Norwalk explores microtransit option appeared...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed: SFMTA commits to an all-electric fleet, Elon Musk promises rides for a buck, and Lyft teams up with...

Lyft partners with transit in Florida and Michigan

Ride-hailing company Lyft has teamed up with transit services in Florida and Detroit for commuter rail connections and late-night service, respectively. The post Lyft partners...

Ontario town expands partnership with Uber

Last May, Innisfil (ON) partnered with Uber to provide transportation services for its residents. Now officials have decided to expand the program. The post Ontario...

Uber wants to do it all

With a set of strategic partnerships, Uber is expanding its offerings to include transit ticketing, bikeshare, and peer-to-peer car-sharing The post Uber wants to do...

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