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Maryland inks deal with Uber, Lyft for BWI Marshall rides (access required)

The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved contracts allowing travelers to use select ride-sharing services to travel to and from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Local news outlets report per a two-year deal approved Wednesday, the airport will establish ...

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Maryland has booted more than 4,000 Uber, Lyft drivers for failing screening requirements (access required)

Maryland has booted more than 4,000 of the state’s ride-hail drivers off the roads since December 2015, because they failed to meet the state’s screening requirements, despite passing Uber and Lyft’s background checks, according to the Maryland Public Service Commission. ...

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Lyft names Baltimore’s top drop-off locations (access required)

Ridesharing firm Lyft named the top destinations for drop-offs in Baltimore this year in its second year of awarding “Lyfties.” Mexican restaurant Barcocina in Fells Point was the most-visited restaurant. Power Plant Live, a collection of bars, restaurants and performance ...

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Uber, Lyft drivers in Md. won’t have to submit fingerprints (access required)

Uber and Lyft drivers in Maryland won’t have to submit their fingerprints for background checks after the ride-hailing companies complained about the proposal. The Maryland Public Service Commission announced Thursday that it has approved an alternative background check process for ...

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Desperate for drivers, Uber and Lyft offer car options (access required)

No car? No problem for ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft. These companies are offering rentals, leases and financing deals aimed at getting more drivers on the road. After all, the more drivers they sign up, the more rides are ...

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Wal-Mart testing Uber, Lyft for online grocery delivery (access required)

  BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it will be testing its grocery delivery service with ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft in the next two weeks in Denver and Phoenix. That’s in addition to a quiet pilot program that ...

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