All posts by Jesse J. Smith

My birthday ridesharing adventure

My birthday ridesharing adventure

For upstate residents, Thursday, June 29 marked the first day of operations for popular ridesharing services Lyft and Uber. For this particular (transplanted) upstate resident, it also marked a birthday and an opportunity to test my theory that the ridesharing services might usher in a new era of car-optional country living. (Spoiler alert — it won’t, at least not yet).