Issa Rae once applied to be a Lyft driver

Issa Rae once applied to be a Lyft driver

Issa Rae’s character, Issa, on her hit HBO show “Insecure” has a part-time gig as a Lyft driver — but Rae tells Page Six that she tried to sign up as a driver for the ride-hailing app in real life just two…

Ride-sharing companies spent over $1M lobbying in NYC

Ride-sharing companies spent over $1M lobbying in NYC

They’re spending über cash to fight city regulation. Uber and other ride-hail companies spent more than $1 million to lobby the de Blasio administration and the City Council between January and June, according to City Clerk records. The six months of spending…

New Yorkers are the best tippers for Lyft drivers

New Yorkers are the best tippers for Lyft drivers

New Yorkers may act tough, but we’re softies when it comes to tipping. The Big Apple is home to the nation’s highest average tip amounts for Lyft drivers — with residents dropping up to $1,000 in extra cash on any given night,…

What to do next on congestion — and fixing the MTA

What to do next on congestion — and fixing the MTA

Gov. Cuomo and the state Legislature have finally found a new revenue source for the MTA: the app-based for-hire vehicles that serve more than 600,000 riders every day, most of them on the narrow island of Manhattan. These cars, along with taxis,…