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Can ride-sharing finally revolutionize public transport in Dhaka?

By Kamrul Hasan The advent and success of app-based transportation alternatives to CNG auto-rickshaws and taxis in Dhaka have sent the latter groups in frenzy. Ride-sharing apps like Pathao and Uber have proven to be cheaper,...
Alabama Bipartisan

Support grows for bipartisan, statewide ridesharing bill

By Elizabeth Lauten Currently, ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft operate in only 15 of the larger cities across the state —Auburn, Birmingham, Daphne, Gardendale, Gulf Shores, Homewood, Hoover, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, Mountain Brook, Pelham, Tuscaloosa, Trussville...
Hyundai Grab

Hyundai invests in Grab to gain ‘foothold’ in Southeast Asia ride-hailing market

  SEOUL (Reuters)  Hyundai Motor said on Thursday it had invested in Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab, as it seeks to expand into the region to reduce its reliance on China following a damaging diplomatic row between...
Older Adults

Ride-sharing services begin operations in Northeast Missouri

By Eric Dundon When Zach Rogers went on his lunch break one day last week, instead of unwinding for a few minutes, he hit the streets of Palmyra looking for people needing a ride. Rogers is...
Cap Ride-share

Florence residents can now use the ride-share app ‘Uber’

By Kiahnna Patterson FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – People in Florence can now use the ride-share app ‘Uber’. The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce says it’s worked to bring Uber to Florence for about a year and a half. Chamber officials...
India Electric

India’s transition to electric and connected mobility system can save $330 billion: Report

  The country's transition to a shared, electric and connected mobility system can save $330 billion (Rs 20 lakh crore) by 2030 on avoided oil imports alone, a report by Ficci-Rocky Mountain Institute said 21...

Co-utile Ridesharing

Ridesharing has the potential to bring a wealth of benefits both to the actors directly involved in the shared trip (e.g., shared travel costs or access to high-occupancy vehicle facilities) and also to the...
Ridesharing with friends

How much is trust: The cost and benefit of ridesharing with friends

By YaoliWanga. StephanWintera. NicoleRonaldb Ridesharing with social contacts (i.e., ‘friends’) is substantially more accepted than with strangers. However, limiting ridesharing to friends while rejecting strangers also reduces ride choices and increases detour costs. This work...

Town, County Consider New Rideshare, Bikeshare Programs

By Lisa Finn  SOUTHOLD, NY — With the North Fork continuing to emerge as a tourist destination, Southold Town is seeking alternatives to help solve traffic congestion issues and help visitors and residents traverse area...

Using bilateral trading to increase ridership and user permanence in ridesharing systems

By Neda Masoud, Roger Lloret-Batlle, R. Jayakrishnan Increasing Ridesharing (Abstract) One of the main obstacles that has challenged peer-to-peer (P2P) ridesharing systems in operating as stand-alone systems is reaching a critical mass of participants. Toward this...

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