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Lyft Makes Dallas Debut This Friday

lyftby Steven Doyle

Had a few too many of those Craft cocktails on McKinney Avenue, or brews in East Dallas? You are more than likely at risk for some hot police action, and best grab a cab. But those cabs smell bad and generally never show up. You know the routine. That is where Lyft comes into play. Lyft is the super cool peer-to-peer ride service that is controlled via an app on your smartphone.

Based in San Francisco, this ‘donation-based’ service uses your average citizen to man their own cars for ride, and generally costs 30% less than a cab. Drivers are said to earn $30 to 40 an hour. This is no small time operation, the privately held firm recently raised a whopping $83 million to fund expansion, and as you might have guessed, Lyft is coming to Dallas in a big way.    Continue reading

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