Gig economy drivers in California sue to overturn Prop 22

  • January 12, 2021
Despite passing with a wide 58 to 42 percent margin in November, California’s Proposition 22, which sought to keep gig-economy workers in the state classified as independent contractors, hasn’t become any less controversial. In a filing with the stat…

Lyft is adding Venmo as a payment option

  • October 22, 2020
In the coming weeks, Lyft riders in the US will be able to pay for their trips with Venmo. That should make it easier for you to split the cost of rides with your friends and family — at least when you feel safe enough to travel in groups again. You…

Lyft is discounting rides to polling locations on election day

  • September 15, 2020
During the 2018 midterms and this year’s primaries, Lyft offered free and discounted rides to help people get to the polls. It’s expanding on those efforts yet again for November’s general election. On election day, you can get 50 percent off one rid…