How does UberPool work? Video and graphics explain real-time carpooling

UberPool, a real-time carpooling service, launches in beta tomorrow. Along with Lyft Line, these variants on taxi apps are seeking to boost demand for paid rides and change the way people think about commuting and transportation. Below is a pair of graphics from Uber that explain the system. "On a normal UberX trip," Uber says, [...]

By | 2017-04-15T15:17:44+00:00 August 14th, 2014|Carpool, Lyft, Uber, Video|0 Comments

Lyft launches Lyft Line carpooling

Never a dull moment in the real-time ridesharing industry. Less than 24 hours after Uber announced its carpool service, UberPool, Lyft has gone public with its own sharing service, Lyft Line. Here's a video Lyft just posted: New York magazine is reporting that Uber tried to steal Lyft's thunder by putting out its blog post [...]

By | 2017-04-15T15:19:29+00:00 August 6th, 2014|Lyft|0 Comments

Uber is launching UberPool carpool service

Big news today from Uber: the company is launching a carpooling service, UberPool, that allows people to share the cost of a ride. [UPDATE: See this post for Lyft's answer to UberPool: Lyft Line] Details are still sketchy, but here's how Uber describes the new beta service: The idea is simple. With UberPool, you share [...]

By | 2017-04-15T15:46:01+00:00 August 5th, 2014|Uber|0 Comments