lyft

27 Apr 2017

Best Craigslist Missed Connections from Lyft & Uber Rides

On Craigslist there were a surprising number of posts for passengers seeking passengers, passengers seeking drivers, and other combinations found just within the last couple of weeks.

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27 Mar 2017

San Francisco Needs More Than A Lyft. It Needs The Mission Bears.

Guest post by Nate Mezmer Some of the best conversations I have each week (face to face with humans) are with Lyft drivers. Not all of them are talkative and inspired. Sometimes I’m the dick who is glued to my phone. But at least 2-3x a week these drivers end

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30 Jan 2017

Don’t Let #DeleteUber Just be a Hollow Trend

Ahhh… there’s nothing like waking up to a good Boycott Uber movement. This morning my Twitter and Facebook were lit up with denunciations of Uber. Hashtag Delete Uber. The joy of seeing their louche brand dragged through the mud is always exhilarating. But fleeting. Like every other wave of public outrage

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24 Feb 2016

Anonymous Driver Explains Uber’s Frightening Safety Inspection

A fella who drives for both Uber and Lyft reached out to me the other day. He hollered at me saying “I’ve got major major safety concerns about Uber that go beyond their background checks that I feel that people should be aware of.” This of course piqued my interest

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28 Sep 2015

The Problems with Lyft, Uber, and the Rest of Them

Note: This article originally appeared on App360 in February 2014. When it was first published Flywheel had just been announced and I didn’t know it was strictly for cab drivers. I don’t recall what ridesharing service it was. It could’ve been Lyft, Uber, Flywheel, Side Car, or Aladdin’s magic carpet. I don’t remember. Given

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06 May 2015

The Power Sex Couple – Notes from an Uber/Lyft

An excerpt from the zine Behind the Wheel 2: Notes from an Uber/Lyft. Her rating is 4.2. I accept the ride automatically, like I do with all my Uber requests.  The ping comes in and I tap the flashing icon on my iPhone as quickly as possible before it expires.  I

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22 Apr 2015

Have We Hit Peak Uber/Lyft?

The hardest part of driving a cab in San Francisco is dealing with all the Uber/Lyft cars clogging the streets.  I’m willing to venture at least ninety percent of these freshly minted drivers don’t know what the hell they’re doing.  They double-park with reckless abandon, jamming up arterial thoroughfares and

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