Tag: Lyft

Have You Taken Advantage of the GoMonrovia Program?
News

Have You Taken Advantage of the GoMonrovia Program?

Monrovia city staff worked with representatives from Lyft to lead a workshop earlier this month on how to use the GoMonrovia program. About 40 people participated in the event and learned how to download the Lyft app, apply the GoMonrovia promo code, and request a shared or standard ride. In addition, the city’s partners at…

Lyft 101 for Monrovia Seniors
Community

Lyft 101 for Monrovia Seniors

By Susan Motander Monrovia has had its Lyft subsidized ride program for several months, but not all the community is using the program as effectively as possible and some may even be intimidated to use the system. To alleviate the fears and teach more members of the community how to use the system to get around…

Lyft in Monrovia is Almost Too Successful
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Lyft in Monrovia is Almost Too Successful

  By Susan Motander After a three-month trial period, Lyft and LimeBike are a success. In fact Lyft is, perhaps, too successful. Monrovians are using the new, subsidized transportation system to such a level that the city was set to run out of designated transportation funds before the end of the year. To prevent the end of…

How Safe Is Uber? Does it Depend on Gender?
Lifestyle

How Safe Is Uber? Does it Depend on Gender?

It’s shorthand for the potential danger faced by women using app-based, ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. And if you’re already dismissing how dangerous it can be, you’ve obviously missed the rash of headlines like these from across the country. – “Uber Driver Charged With Rape Ordered Held After Dangerousness Hearing” (Boston Globe, August 2016)…