Tag: Lyft

New Case Forces Uber And Lyft To Offer Full-Time Benefits

UNITED STATES—A recent injunction filed in San Francisco could have significant repercussions on the ride-share industry. On August 10, San Francisco Superior Court ruled that Uber...

Lyft Offers Free Rides To Cooling Centers

SAN FRANCISCO— Amid a heat-wave across the Bay Area, ride-sharing company Lyft announced on Saturday, August 15 that they would be offering free rides...

DoorDash Is Asked To Classify Workers As Employees

SAN FRANCISCO—San Francisco District Attorney requested DoorDash to stop an "unlawful misclassification" immediately, by classifying its drivers as employees instead of as independent contractors...

SF Judge Determines Uber, Lyft Drivers Should Be Employees

SAN FRANCISCO—On August 10, San Francisco judge Ethan Schulman issued a preliminary injunction that ordered Uber and Lyft to classify drivers in California as...

District Attorney Partners With Lyft To Help Domestic Violence Victims

SAN FRANCISCO─On Monday, April 20, District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced an initiative with Lyft to provide access to free and reliable ride credits for...

Two Lyft E-Bikes Catch Fire In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO—On Wednesday, July 31, a second e-bike owned by Lyft burst into flames. An e-bike by Lyft caught fire last weekend on Saturday,...

Lyft Driver And Grandmother Killed In Hit-And-Run

SAN FRANCISCO—A Lyft driver and his passenger were killed in a hit-and-run on Sunday, June 23 at around 1 a.m. in the San Francisco’s...

Uber, Lyft Drivers Join Nationwide Strike

SAN FRANCISCO—Bay Area Uber, Lyft, and drivers for other ride-hailing companies gathered in San Francisco and shut down their apps as part of a...

Residents Could Face New Driving Fee

SAN FRANCISCO—San Francisco’s County Board of Transportation Authority are considering charging fees to drivers who drive downtown to avoid traffic congestion in the region. According...

Jiacheng Fang Arrested In Rideshare Assault

SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department arrested a suspect in connection to an aggravated assault that transpired on September 8. According to the SFPD,...
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