Category: Ridesharing

Lyft files for public IPO

Lyft files for public CNN – By Matt Egan and Lydia DePillis Looking under Lyft’s hood: Lyft appears to have beaten Uber in the race to become the first US ridesharing company to go public. The Lyft IPO, which could come next month, may serve as an icebreaker in the frozen IPO market. […]

Fun With Barf Bags

Here’s a handy fact: you can go to Wal-Mart, and buy a whole bag of barf bags: specially designed bags that you pull out of a box, you can hand to somebody, and they can barf in them. And then afterwards, they close them up and seal them. […]

Didi and Apple hit the road

I heard a year ago this was going to happen. Finally global Apps are taking off and I’m sure all ride share companies are excited? It’s lots of fun to see Lyft taking on the world. Here’s a great article from Forbes.   FORBES STAFF Brian Solomon Covering technology and […]

Lease – Dazed and Confused

The average cost of a lease with Uber or Lyft is about $800 before taxes. This does not include around $160 a month to insure a second car, ouch! There are some pluses in the lease –  but you better study closely and run the numbers before you sell […]

Uber delivers flu shots on demand

Uber Puppy, Uber Kitten, Uber Chopper? Here’s something good that Uber is doing: Haven’t gotten your flu shot yet? On Thursday, you can order one up using Uber. Customers who normally use the Uber smartphone app to call for a ride will be able to request a flu […]

Austin needs rideshare back

Uber and Lyft Dump Austin – For Now?

The Rideshare Guy has a really interesting story on how weakening public support for Uber and Lyft is causing them to lose legal battles: In the past, these companies were able to argue for more self-regulation and cite inefficiencies in the cab system as an example of why […]