Mashable: Lyft offers free rides to COVID-19 vaccinations at CVS sites

Mashable: Lyft offers free rides to COVID-19 vaccinations at CVS sites. “Lyft will provide free or discounted rides to vaccination appointments at CVS Health community clinics. These clinics will open in March and April in mobile vaccination vans and at other locations, in an effort to make the nationwide inoculation campaign more accessible. Lyft will share more about vaccination clinic locations and availability in the coming weeks.”

Attractions Magazine: Discover the stories behind the rides with ‘Park Lore’

Attractions Magazine: Discover the stories behind the rides with ‘Park Lore’. “Launched this month by entertainment writer Brian Krosnick, Park Lore is a new, comprehensive online library of the artwork, concepts, memories, and stories behind classic theme park attractions. Park Lore offers readers in-depth features that chronicle the making-of and ‘ride-throughs’ of not just the popular rides we know today, but also plenty of closed, classic ‘Lost Legends,’ never-built ‘Possibilitylands,’ and the true stories of (and lessons learned from) ‘Declassified Disasters.’”

Mashable: Lyft will offer free rides for voters during the 2020 primaries

Mashable: Lyft will offer free rides for voters during the 2020 primaries. “On Friday, the ride share service announced that it would be expanding its free and discounted ride program throughout the primary calendar and general election. Part of the company’s LyftUp initiative — a charitable effort that helps in-need riders of all kinds — the Voting Access Program will start with the Iowa caucus on Monday.”

PR Newswire: “Ride Archive” Offers VR Simulations of Lost Theme Park Rides and Attractions (PRESS RELEASE)

PR Newswire: “Ride Archive” Offers VR Simulations of Lost Theme Park Rides and Attractions (PRESS RELEASE). “‘Anyone who’s been to a theme park has a favorite ride. But what about all the rides that went away before their time and still linger in the childhood memories of grown-ups today?’ So begins a viral video pitch at RideArchive.com that’s received nearly 620,000 views on Facebook. According to concept designer Jay Kristopher Huddy, the Ride Archive represents ‘the future of preserving the past’ by providing VR simulations of decommissioned rides and attractions from your favorite theme parks.” There are some intellectual property issues to be addressed, so I’m not sure this will ever come to fruition – but what a great idea!