Posts Tagged ‘Lyft’

Lyft Rolls Out Monthly Subscription Option

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Popular ridesharing app Lyft announced in a company website post it was introducing an All-Access subscription plan to its users across all marketsincluding Dallas-Fort Worth.

Under the plan, users will pay $299 every 30 days for 30 rides …

Dallas-based Ridesharing Startup Alto Raises $13M, Plans to Launch Next Month

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Uber, Lyft, and the numerous other ridesharing options cruising around Dallas-Fort Worth are about to get some new competition. Alto, a new Dallas-based ride-hailing service, is set to launch mid-November.

The service runs something of a middle ground between familiar …

Lyft Challenges DFW Residents to Ditch Their Cars for 30 Days, Announces “CAR-nival” Rides For State Fair

Posted by Alex Edwards

Between the dreaded commuter traffic, hassles of parking, and fluctuating gas prices, driving in DFW can sometimes be a headache. We’ve all been there (some of us with more road rage than others), but given the opportunity, would any Dallasites

Workforce of the Future: How Companies Should Handle ‘Onboarding’ in the Gig Economy

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

What if Stephen King had gig tools?

At the Big Design conference last week, Brian Sullivan posed this question to audience members during the Continuous Onboarding in the Gig Economy presentation.

Sullivan, along with co-presenter Katherine Vatalaro (scheduled co-presenter …

Café Momentum is 1st DFW Nonprofit to Get Lyft Community Grant

Posted by Rachel Linch

A new Community Grant program will make Lyft more than just a convenient way to get around town, head to a favorite restaurant, or to get to a concert quickly. Thanks the grant program, the ridesharing company will serve

Real Estate: Tips for Commercial Landlords Strategically Planning for the Future

Posted by Erreka Campbell

Polsinelli_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Silver Founding SponsorWhether they own an office building, a shopping center or an industrial park, every commercial landlord should create (or re-evaluate) the overall operating or strategic plan for their property.

Not only is today’s environment competitive for attracting high-quality tenants, but …

Arlington Turns to Rideshare Service Via for Mass Transit

Posted by Lance Murray

Since 2013, the city of Arlington’s mass transit system was a single bus route that was used mainly by students at the University of Texas at Arlington. 

Earlier this month, the Arlington City Council voted to end the route, and …

‘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 …