Your rides have been praised for their positive impact on the environment, congestion, community-building, and more — but this week, news outlets have something new in store. Read the details in this edition of Lyft in the Headlines.
Californians Love Lyft ... and Emojis
Emojis, the small images on your phone keyboard, sometimes speak louder than words. Mashable released a report on each state's most frequently used emoji, with California's favorite being ... drumroll, please ... a car. The article ties its popularity to ridesharing apps like Lyft.
Which Celebrities Invest in Lyft?
Linkin Park, to start. Silicon Valley Business Journal took a closer look at emerging companies' superstar investors. (A few others have invested in Lyft, too.)
Lyft's Arrival at LAX
Local officials are currently meeting to discuss whether we'll be allowed to operate at Los Angeles International Airport, a major hub for flights to every corner of the world. The LA Times has been covering every step towards an official airport agreement — and we'll keep you (and your passengers) in-the-know, too.
Your Music Festival Must-Have
Some things are just better together, including Lyft and music festivals. Local news outlets touted Lyft as a preferred transportation option for Portland's MusicfestNW, while drivers farther south gave rides in Los Angeles for the Lyft-sponsored FYF. Stay tuned for many more festival partnerships to come.
Recognizing Female Leaders in Law
The Recorder has named their 2015 women leaders in tech law, featuring our very own Kristin Sverchek. The honorees were selected based on their recent achievements both as dealmakers and as leaders in the legal community. Congrats, Kristin!