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Need an Emergency Lyft?

Need an Emergency Lyft?

Megan Jimenez

May 14, 2019

Nothing says ‘welcome home’ more than throwing up a week’s worth of food. Sheila Huitron was puking her guts out for days, upon her return to San Francisco after a couple weeks’ long vacation to Indonesia. “I couldn’t keep any food down at all,” she stresses. “Because it lasted for...

Lyft vs. Uber: The Battle of the Rideshares

Lyft vs. Uber: The Battle of the Rideshares

Jay Garcia

May 15, 2015

Illustration by Jay Garcia   There’s always a debate on what specific ride share service to take. Between my friends and I, it always seems like it’s a tug-of-war between Lyft and Uber. They both have their pros and cons, but I prefer Uber for multiple reasons. Lyft is suppose to attract a y...

Tales of a Lyft Driver

Student by day, Erika Maldonado moonlights as a Lyft driver in the City by the Bay. Photo by John Ornelas / Xpress

December 17, 2013

While weekend warriors are out on the town, I’m the one they call when they need a lift.  Most people know it as ride sharing, but the California Public Utilities Commission has officially dubbed app-based ride services Transportation Network Companies, TNCs. Companies like Sidecar and Uber have been making headlines and pissing off tax...

Can I Get a LYFT?

Can I Get a LYFT?

October 24, 2012

Words: Barbara Szabo Chad Heimann is standing on the right side of the checkout counter at Guitar Center in the Nob Hill neighborhood of San Francisco, placing a stack of coupons and flyers into a plastic bin, and gently sealing it shut with the accompanying blue lid. He looks up just in time to see ...

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