Category Archives: rideshare

Singapore Is Taking the ‘Smart City’ to a Whole New Level

In Singapore’s “Smart City,” sensors deployed by the government will collect and coordinate data on an unprecedented level. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wsj.com This is huge. In most parts of the world there are projects monitoring data to solve unique … Continue reading

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Lyft to Launch Car-Rental Program, Aiming to Attract, Motivate Drivers

Lyft plans to start a new program in Chicago later this month aimed at expanding and motivating the ride-hailing service’s driver pool by offering the chance to rent GM cars for $99 a week, plus 20 cents a mile. Sourced … Continue reading

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Uber’s food service is coming to Melbourne

Uber is set to launch its food deliver service in Melbourne as early as next month, despite its ride-sharing service still being deemed illegal in Victoria. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.theage.com.au Uber is a wild card that in my opinion … Continue reading

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BMW tests car-sharing service in Seattle, taking on Car2Go in first U.S. move since halting S.F. pilot – GeekWire

BMW appears to be expanding its DriveNow car-sharing service in Seattle, taking direct aim at Car2Go in one of its most successful markets. GeekWire reader Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.geekwire.com It makes total sense, there are the obvious concerns about abuse, people … Continue reading

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Innovative Approaches to Encourage Travelers to Help Manage Transportation in Metro Corridors

By Paul Minett, Chair of the Ridesharing Institute Abstract: Travelers are doing a lousy job at assisting in successful traffic management, often absolving responsibility to others. We need to enco Source: http://www.newcitiesfoundation.org An excellent article from Paul Minett. Two things … Continue reading

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