Lyft has brought its electric scooters to the streets of Alexandria, Virginia, four months after launching in the District and later Arlington.
Ridesharing services are having a dramatic effect on the number of taxicab rides in the nation’s capital.
Lyft passengers will soon be able to request a ride in an electric or hybrid vehicle when they’re planning a trip.
New legislation working its way through the Virginia General Assembly could set new state standards around dockless scooters and e-bikes, giving localities like Arlington full authority to ban the vehicles on sidewalks and regulate where they’re parked.
Rider and driver safety issues have continually plagued ride-share services, but progress has been made since the companies were founded nearly a decade ago.
Thanks to free ride-shares and Metro’s extended hours, you won’t have to worry about getting home safely after you ring in the New Year. Here’s what you need to know as you travel around D.C.
To stay safe this New Year’s, the law enforcement program Checkpoint Strikeforce is recommending D.C.’s SoberRide program, which began partnering with Lyft last year.
Are you looking to make some extra cash fast to help offset all of those gifts you bought this holiday season? If so, you might want to consider signing up to drive with a rideshare company, like Lyft or Uber. But you’ll need to be ready to work by next week.
About two weeks after ride hailing company Lyft deployed its first dockless electric scooters in the District, Lyft scooters are now available in Arlington County.
D.C. police say they’re looking for the driver of a Lyft ride-hailing vehicle suspected of sexually assaulting a customer during a ride through Georgetown over the weekend.
As part of the acquisition, Lyft acquires Motivate’s technology and corporate functions. Motivate’s bike maintenance and servicing operations will remain a stand-alone business run by Motivate.
Even as Metro tries to compete with ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft, the transit system hopes to finalize agreements in coming months for late-night transportation services with the companies.
The advent of ride-booking services like Lyft and Uber have raised questions about how parents can get around with their little ones safely and legally. But child-restraint guidelines pertaining to the services vary from state to state. A new online breaks down each jurisdiction’s rules, and its creators have released a study illustrating how parents use the services.
Ride-sharing company Via, which operates its high-tech, carpooling-with-strangers service in Chicago, New York and D.C., has expanded to Arlington.
A ride-sharing driver was carjacked Friday night after the four young men he picked up held him at gunpoint in North Bethesda, Maryland.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.