It's been a busy couple of weeks for Lyft in the headlines! Here’s your top Lyft news.
Budweiser Clydesdales Don the ’Stache
There’s a chance you could be hitching a ride with the Budweiser Clydesdales through the end of 2014. Check out the video and imagine your reaction if the pink mustache you saw pulling up was on a team of Clydesdales!
Your Celeb With A Car
You may be watching How to Get Away with Murder, but which star of the hit TV series used to drive for Lyft? Jack Falahee could’ve been your friend with a car while he waited to be picked up for a TV pilot. The star talked to USA Today about his transition from unemployed actor to commercial success.
Choose Your Destination
Our newest feature for drivers has been widely praised. We beta launched it in San Francisco and Los Angeles and have been thrilled with the idea that commuters can make money driving the routes they always take. Fewer cars on the road, more connections being made – another reason to Lyft!
Headless Horsemen Now Approved Drivers
Were you in San Francisco, New York, or Los Angeles on Halloween? Did you take a ride with a Headless Horseman? HQ was thrilled that they stopped by the office before taking to the streets. Today posted a roundup of Silicon Valley pranks, and be sure to check out the teaser video we released to highlight the event.
Passenger-Turned-Driver Pens Etiquette Guide
Lyft etiquette has been explained by longtime passenger and now driver, Salvador Rodriguez. He moonlights with Lyft (by day, he’s a writer), and we love his passenger guide. This is a good one to share with your friends who might not “get” how Lyft works.
Breaking New Ground
If you’re heading to the Mile-High City this holiday season, we're breaking new ground as the first ridesharing provider to serve Denver International Airport, fresh on the heels of our partnerships with BNA and SFO.
Peek Inside Lyft HQ
Interested in an insider’s look through Lyft HQ? Check out our secret passages and familiar faces in a tour hosted by SF Gate. Our own Hub organizer, Stacey Speer, can be spied by the eagle-eyed reader!
One journalist’s decision to try Lyft for 24 hours turned him into a Lyft enthusiast. Check out Mashable to see how your friendliness, individual personalities, and positive natures converted him.
Lyft Shines in Head-to-Head Competition
Another comparison piece found a former driver for multiple ridesharing platforms who gave his opinion on how the services differed and which came out on top. (Hint: Lyft culture and drivers really are as awesome as we've always said!)
John Zimmer Speaks to 5x Growth
Co-founder John Zimmer spoke at the Innovation Uncensored conference about Lyft’s astronomical growth. 5x growth in 2014? It’s amazing to think of the impact drivers are having in changing the face of transportation, not to mention the positive environmental benefits and reduction of traffic congestion.
Sharing Economy Map Features Lyft
Interested in seeing how Lyft fits into the sharing economy and how the sharing philosophy is being implemented worldwide? The interactive map at LoveHomeSwap is a great tool to keep track of how the sharing mindset is changing lives around the globe.
SF Hearts Ridesharing
Lyft got a nod from The Bold Italic in their list of things that San Franciscans are thankful for this year.
Speaking of thankful, did you see our thanks to you? Lyft HQ would be nowhere without our drivers, and we're so grateful for all you do!
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