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Google Maps is getting better ride share integration, crosswalk markers, and building numbers

Google Maps is getting better ride share integration, crosswalk markers, and building numbers

Google Maps is an invaluable tool when you want to get around a city, and even if some additions to the service are questionable at best, it generally only improves with each update. That's also true for the latest beta, version 10.56.0. It adds an option for more accurate fee estimates for ride services. We've also spotted markers for crosswalks and building numbers in some places.

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Lyft's $20 premium subscription now comes with a $10 Grubhub+ membership — for free

Lyft's $20 premium subscription now comes with a $10 Grubhub+ membership — for free

If you're on the move often, you've probably given some thought (or, you know, at least did in 2019) to Lyft Pink, the premium membership option for the popular ride share app. You're probably also taking advantage of food delivery apps more often these days. At $20 per month, Lyft Pink already includes 15% off rides, free cancellation fees, free bike and scooter rentals, priority airport pickup, and waived lost and found fees. Now members can also enjoy a free Grubhub+ membership, normally $10 per month on its own.

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AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon dropping overages for Texas and Louisiana residents after Hurricane Laura

AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon dropping overages for Texas and Louisiana residents after Hurricane Laura

The U.S. is suffering through a chain of natural disasters, the latest of which are Hurricanes Laura and Michael which have torn apart the Gulf Coast and continue to damage parts of the South and the Midwest. If you live in Texas or Louisiana, here's what you need to know about bill relief from AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon plus free evacuation transit from Lyft.

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Judge lets Lyft and Uber operate in California as fate of drivers left in the hands of voters

Judge lets Lyft and Uber operate in California as fate of drivers left in the hands of voters

Californians are still able to order rides from Lyft and Uber this morning after an eleventh-hour decision by a state appellate court judge allowed the TNCs to continue operating with their drivers as contractors instead of employees. The two companies had announced they would suspend services as of 12:00 a.m. PDT as a result of Assembly Bill No. 5, which has implemented new tests as to how workers are classified.

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New safety features coming to the Lyft app including 911 calling and mandatory feedback

New safety features coming to the Lyft app including 911 calling and mandatory feedback

Ridesharing services are convenient, but they do involve getting in a stranger's car. There have been instances where a sketchy driver slips through the cracks or riders just get in the wrong car. Lyft is rolling out new safety features in the app to give riders a little more peace of mind.

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T-Mobile announced new Tuesday freebies from Lyft and Taco Bell during the Super Bowl

T-Mobile announced new Tuesday freebies from Lyft and Taco Bell during the Super Bowl

We've not covered T-Mobile Tuesdays for quite some time, but the Un-carrier has just unveiled a couple of new offers we thought you might be interested in. Using the marketing power of the Super Bowl, TV spots highlighted new partnerships with Lyft and Taco Bell.

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Lyft Rewards will let you earn free upgrades and ride discounts

Lyft Rewards will let you earn free upgrades and ride discounts

Lyft is about to roll out a new feature intended to keep its most frequent riders happy. Soon, you'll be able to earn points with "Lyft Rewards" just by using the service. There aren't too many perks to unlock with points just yet, but Lyft says it's exploring some options.

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Google Assistant can now help book rides from Uber, Lyft, and others

Google Assistant can now help book rides from Uber, Lyft, and others

Chances are, you've paid more than you needed to for a ride because you didn't feel like manually comparing the rates of all your options. Today, Google announced it's got a way to ameliorate such situations: the Google Assistant will soon be able to provide you a handy list of ride providers going to your destination, along with time estimates and pricing information.

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The Southwest Airlines app can now call you a Lyft to the airport

The Southwest Airlines app can now call you a Lyft to the airport

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Lyft app to be updated with 'one tap to ride' feature, more practical pickup and drop-off points, and more

Lyft app to be updated with 'one tap to ride' feature, more practical pickup and drop-off points, and more

Lyft published a blog post today entitled "Lyft's New App Creates Positive Change for Passengers and Cities." That title's a bit sensationalist, but there are some new features mentioned here that are pretty interesting. Those include a new 'one tap to ride' function, better pickup and drop-off points, and more.

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