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Lyft to Offer Discounted Rides on Election Day

Published on Sep 17, 2020 at 7:29 am in News.

On September 15, Lyft announced plans to offer discounted rides to polling places or ballot drop boxes on Election Day. This decision comes after Pew Research Center released data that said just over half of the U.S. voting-age population cast ballots in the 2016 presidential election. With the pandemic, it’s possible that the number of voters could decrease even more.

Uber Passenger Killed After Shooting in Chicago

Published on Sep 15, 2020 at 7:17 am in News.

Around 12:45 a.m. on September 14, Jazib Aqeel drove to the 1200 block of West Leland Avenue in the Sheridan Park neighborhood. He was picking up his last passenger of the night when he heard gunshots. The 27-year-old passenger died at the scene.

E-Scooters Return to St. George, Utah After Six-Month Hiatus

Published on Sep 14, 2020 at 7:50 am in Electric Scooters.

E-scooter on road

Officials in St. George hope to keep e-scooters long-term after a six-month hiatus because. When the program began in 2019, the introduction was successful. A year later, however, the company managing the scooter fleet did not renew its contract with Spin, the e-scooter company.

When the partnership began, Spin, a unit of Ford Motor Company, provided more than 200 scooters to St. George. Boston-based Zagster picked up the management and maintenance duties. When Zagster failed to renew its partnership with Spin, St. George officials were left trying to determine how to proceed.