Posts Tagged ‘Lyft’

‘Ride for Life’: CureQuest Teams With Ridesharing Services to Offer Non-Emergency Trips

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

MonaLisa Cash beat Leukemia seven years ago, but she never stopped fighting.

The founder of CureQuest Leukemia works tirelessly to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, which funds clinical trials, research, and helps reduce the burden of patients …

Lyft to Donate Portion of
Rides to Paul Quinn College

Posted by Mallory Houser

Rideshare company Lyft is donating one percent of all rides to and from Paul Quinn College to the school’s Work Program.

The college south of downtown Dallas sees this as an opportunity to enhance employment opportunities through its Work Program. …

MedStar, Lyft Partner to Offer Transport For Low-Risk Patients

Posted by Julia Batlle

Fort Worth-based MedStar Mobile Healthcare has teamed with Lyft to provide non-emergency patients with another transport option to the hospital. 

The partnership between the ambulance service and ride-sharing company is one of the only ones of its kind in the …

Rideshare Apps Drive Millions into Dallas Economy

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Rideshare apps generate millions of dollars for the Dallas economy because people stay out later, save time and explore new places, a Lyft survey reveals.

Lyft says its users spent an extra $36 million, the Dallas Business Journal reported. …

Ride-A-Long Media Gives Lift to Rideshare Ads

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Rideshare companies have already disrupted the taxi industry and now a new startup is selling advertising content to display within the vehicles. 

Ride-A-Long Media uses tablets to display ads from local bars, restaurants, and nonprofits on the back of the …

3 Things We’re Reading: Gov. Greg Abbott Wants to Attract More Scientists to Texas

Posted by Heather Noel

GOV. ABBOTT WANTS MORE SCIENTISTS; WINGZ LAUNCHES SERVICE AT DALLAS AIRPORTS; UNT WINS ENVIORNMENTAL AWARD


Every day, Dallas Innovates staffers scan websites looking for the most interesting, important, and unusual stories about innovation and creativity. Here are three we thought …

3 Things We’re Reading: GM, Lyft to roll out driverless taxis

Posted by Heather Noel

GM, LYFT TO DEBUT DRIVERLESS TAXIS; NEW PIZZA CHAIN OPENING IN FRISCO; GRAPEVINE-BASED SCHOOL OFFERS VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION


Every day, Dallas Innovates staffers scan websites looking for the most interesting, important, and unusual stories about innovation and creativity. Here are three …