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Lyft links up with Maryland’s booze makers to give users free or discounted rides

A Lyft pickup sign outside Union Craft Brewing. Photo courtesy of Lyft.

It’s a good time to be a drunk Lyft rider. The app-based ridesharing company is rolling out a new initiative here in Maryland with more than 50 breweries, wineries and distilleries, offering users a $10 credit for this weekend if they head to those spots, and supplying the venues with “coupons” thereafter to give to patrons who’ve had more than just a taste.

R. House, RoFo Arena Among Lyft’s Most Visited Local Spots in 2017

R. House, Lyft’s most frequented local restaurant destination in 2017. Photo via Johns Hopkins University.

In a developing tradition, Lyft has highlighted its Baltimore riders’ most frequented destinations from the last year. Some of them should come as no surprise.

BWI to Set up Designated Zones for Lyft and Uber, Add $2.50 Fee per Ride

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

The drop-off and pick-up cab lanes at BWI are about to get a little more organized, though at a cost to ride-hailing app users.

Lyft to Begin Offering Luxury Rides in Baltimore

Photo via Lyft press kit

A new option coming to Baltimore: A Lyft ride around town in a Cadillac Escalade.

Lyft Highlights Top Spots for Baltimore Riders in 2016

Courtesy Lyft

M&T Bank Stadium, Horseshoe Casino and Power Plant Live! were some of the most popular places to get dropped off if you were a Lyft customer in 2016.

Uber, Lyft Don’t Need Fingerprinting in Background Checks After All, State Decides

An Uber, Lyft and Sidecar driver in California. Photo by [email protected], via Wikimedia Commons.

Only last month, ride-hailing apps Uber and Lyft threatened to pull out of Maryland if the state didn’t exempt the companies from having to fingerprint potential drivers during background checks. Today, a state commission gave the companies their wish, but not without creating additional requirements for them to operate here.