Facebook group for western Maryland Uber and Lyft drivers

I created a group on Facebook for people who drive for Uber and/or Lyft driver in and around the Hagerstown area of Maryland. It’s small, but it should grow as more drivers find out about it. The purpose of the group is to share information and get to know the people doing the same thing … Continue reading “Facebook group for western Maryland Uber and Lyft drivers”

The Lyft driver app has an intermittent connection problem

I’ve tried to drive for both Uber and Lyft. When I get a request for one, I try to go offline on the other. Evidently Lyft is running a special in western Maryland that gives riders five dollars off their first twenty rides. This should cause an increase in requests for Lyft rides. Sometimes I … Continue reading “The Lyft driver app has an intermittent connection problem”

My Uber Week in review – July 30 – August 5

I completed my second full week of driving for Uber. When I refer to a full week, I mean Monday through Friday. I even took a Lyft request, doubling my grand total of lifetime Lyft trips to two. All in all, I had a good week. All of my passengers were pleasant and most seemed … Continue reading “My Uber Week in review – July 30 – August 5”

Lyft adopts clear policy on service animals

Lyft has followed Uber in making it crystal clear that its drivers need to accommodate riders with service animals. As a driver, you cannot refuse service to someone because they are accompanied by a service animal. Uber made you agree to their service animal policy when you logged into the Driver app. Lyft sent out … Continue reading “Lyft adopts clear policy on service animals”

How driving for Lyft compares to Uber

I had my first experience driving for Lyft yesterday. I’ve tried to drive for the alternative to Uber for a while now, but I’ve never had any requests. I pulled up the app yesterday and in Rider mode – Lyft uses the same app for both rider and driver –  I saw that to get … Continue reading “How driving for Lyft compares to Uber”

Lyft is now in Hagerstown

Lyft, the ridesharing alternative to Uber, is now available in the city of Hagerstown. This means that if you need a ride to Walmart, the Valley Mall, or anywhere else, you can utilize the services of Lyft. Even if you need a ride to Baltimore or Washington DC, you can now take a Lyft to … Continue reading “Lyft is now in Hagerstown”