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Pamela Anderson Calls for Increased Safety Regulations for Ride-Hailing Apps

Actress and Activist Joins Forces with the National Sexual Violence Resource Center in Support of the Ride Responsibly Campaign PRNewswire/ — The National Limousine Association’s Ride Responsibly™ initiative (www.rideresponsibly.org) and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (www.nsvrc.org) have joined forces to produce a public service campaign, starring actress and activist Pamela Anderson. The PSA educates the industry and public at large about

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India City’s Metro Provides Commuters with Last-mile Connectivity 

Metro users won’t have to waste time and energy trying to get a transport to their office or home from station. Mumbai Metro One Private Ltd which operates the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar (VAG) line, has tied up with Ola on-demand taxi-hailing services to provide quick and hassle-free last mile connectivity to commuters. An MMOPL official said, “We have have tied up with

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Toyota Invests in Car-sharing Startup Getaround

The world’s biggest-selling automaker Toyota Motor Corp confirmed in an email to Reuters that it has invested in the San Francisco-based car-sharing company Getaround through its investment fund, Mirai Creation Investment Limited Partnership, but declined to offer further details. Earlier on Friday, Japan’s Nikkei newspaper reported that Getaround was believed to have received around $10 million from the fund. Established

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Lyft To Offer On-Demand Ride Services in Malaysia

Lyft, a US-based ride-sharing application, plans to start its independent operation in Malaysia. The No 2 ride on-demand services firm after Uber already has a presence in Malaysia via an existing partnership with Grab. Lyft has expressed interest to have its own standalone operation by year-end, sources close to the development told The Malaysian Reserve (TMR). Valued at US$5.5 billion

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Ride-Sharing Services for Hard-to-Serve Areas

The neediest and best-suited areas for what some call “microtransit” is seen to be in the suburbs, industrial areas, and other places where the population density is too low to support full-fledged service. A report going before the Toronto’s Transit Commission’s board on Wednesday recommends that the agency look into launching a pilot project of an “on-demand ride-sharing service concept” as

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Singapore Tourism Board Partners Lyft And Pandora

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announces partnerships with innovative U.S. brands Lyft, the fastest-growing on-demand transportation service in the U.S.; and Pandora, the go-to music source for fans and artists to drive awareness for Singapore, a destination full of inspiring ideas and cultural experiences.  In an effort to push the limits on destination marketing,

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On-Demand Private Jet CO Pilots & Staff Gets a Lyft to Work

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — XOJET, Inc., the leader in on-demand private jet charter services, today announces its corporate partnership with Lyft, as an added benefit to XOJET pilots  and employees. Lyft Mobility Solutions provides convenience to XOJET’s front line personnel by giving instant, on-demand access to safe and affordable rides at the touch of a button, saving them time and money on transportation to

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Singapore And Delphi To Launch Pilot Of Autonomous, On-Demand Car Service

The island city-state has all the ingredients to make it the ideal proving ground for this new approach to personal mobility. While local authorities will handle the necessary infrastructure, tier-one automotive supplier Delphi has been selected to lead the vehicle technology side of the pilot program that will run from 2017 through 2019. Delphi and the Singapore Land Transport Authority

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