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Here's how the new tabbed experience will work in the Lyft app

Lyft will now suggest two-wheeled options when you’re planning a trip in one of its biggest app redesigns ever

We spoke to a Lyft executive to learn more about the updates — and how they're helping the ride-hailing company cut carbon emissions.
A woman pedals past a BedBath & Beyond store on a rented Citi Bike bicycle in New York City on December 7, 2018. The Citigroup is the main sponsor of the privately owned Citi Bike bicycle sharing system which aims to alleviate traffic caused by vehicular traffic.

Lyft’s app just got a major safety upgrade for bike and scooter rentals

Starting Thursday, bike lanes will show on the map when you go to rent a bike or scooter, saving you from pulling up another app to find a safe route.

Uber is pulling its Jump bikes from Providence, Rhode Island, amid reports of misuse and vandalism

Local police are investigating some of the incidents citing reports that the e-bikes have been used during criminal activity.

Lime is the latest micromobility startup to be rocked by battery fires

Video of an ignited Lime Bike in Seattle surfaced on Reddit not long after a fire broke out in the company's warehouse.
Volkswagen's line of mobility concepts.

6 carmakers that are betting electric scooters and bikes — not cars — are the future of city transportation

From Volkswagen to BMW, these are all the automakers that have created electric micro-mobility products and concepts such as e-bikes and e-scooters.

Uber says it’s raising prices on its dockless e-bike fleet in several US cities

The prices have gone up by as much as 339% in cities like Providence, Rhode Island.

One of the largest scooter companies that’s taking over cities around the world reportedly lost $100 million in three months — and wants t...

Raising more money could help Bird pass Lime to be the most valuable scooter startup. startup. A company spokesperson said the loss figure was inaccurate.
The micromobility industry is set to be worth $200-300 billion by 2030.

The 6 best industries for small businesses to thrive in, from food trucks to health to micromobility

How can you make sure your small business is successful? To start, it's all about the market you get into.