Lyft

Rebekah Sager
July 18, 2019 - 2:33 pm
At the start of July, Lyft launched a campaign to support immigrants rights groups. Launching their campaign with several videos, the "America is an idea, not a Geography" celebrates stories of diversity and asks the question of what it means to be American. The company offers passengers the option...
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AP
June 28, 2019 - 3:35 pm
A Utah college student last seen in a Salt Lake City park 11 days ago was abducted and killed and her remains burned in the yard of a man now facing aggravated murder and other charges, authorities said Friday. Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown, who became emotional at times during a morning...
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May 08, 2019 - 7:42 am
Uber and Lyft drivers in LA are on the picket lines again the second strike in the past few months. This comes just a couple of days before Uber launches its IPO and goes public. Hailing a Lyft or Uber ride could be difficult Wednesday with Los Angeles area drivers being encouraged to take part in...
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AP
May 01, 2019 - 4:36 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A San Diego woman is alleging she was sexually assaulted by a Lyft driver on a 10-minute ride home. The woman, 33, who lives in Pacific Beach, told San Diego Police she'd jumped into the front seat of the car Saturday around midnight after going out to dance and have a drink with...
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March 29, 2019 - 8:14 am
As part of its IPO day celebrations, ride-share company Lyft held a news conference early this morning in Los Angeles to announce a new partnership with the city. The company is paying $5 million a year to provide free and reduced cost rides for non-profit groups and low-income residents. LA Mayor...
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Jon Baird KNX1070
March 25, 2019 - 11:04 am
(KNX 1070) -- Uber and Lyft drivers in SoCal are on strike Monday to protest another pay cut, and what they say are unlivable working conditions. Protesters outside an #Uber hub in #RedondoBeach . They’re angry over a pay cut. @KNX1070 pic.twitter.com/PRWr3nUIDU — Jon Baird (@KNXBaird) March 25,...
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AP
March 05, 2019 - 3:14 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Metro's board of directors are set to vote Thursday on whether to approve a study of taxing Uber and Lyft rides in Los Angeles County. The Los Angeles Times reports the directors are considering a study to analyze the impact of converting car lanes to toll lanes, taxing rideshare cars...
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AP
January 28, 2019 - 5:27 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A Lyft rider in suburban Phoenix stabbed his pregnant driver, killing the woman and her unborn child before stealing her vehicle and driving nearly 150 miles before being arrested near the California line, authorities said Monday. Tempe police said Kristina Howato, 39, was in...
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November 06, 2018 - 7:42 am
(KNX 1070) -- Not only is voting crucial to having your voice heard, exercising your right as a citizen, and your obligation in a democratic society, voting in Los Angeles also means getting some fantastic discounts. Remember, as of March 2018, 17 states (plus the District of Columbia) offer same...
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August 08, 2018 - 5:24 pm
(KNX 1070) -- New York has become the first major U.S city to clamp down on ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. The City Council has approved a one-year cap on new licenses for ride-hailing vehicles, while the Taxi and Limousine Commission studies the effects of those services in the city...
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