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2013-07-01 08:20:24

-- San Francisco to face worst traffic jams in 15 years, HOV lanes only hope for most -- SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco BART Strike, announced at midnight PST, promises to induce the largest traffic jams in the Bay Area since 1997, when the last BART strike paralyzed the roads. For people who need to get to work this week, the best option is to rideshare with their neighbors. The Avego app, used in and promoted by several Bay Area counties, is the most...

2013-06-30 16:20:02

-- 400,000 daily riders have access to real-time ridesharing app -- SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Striking transit unions in the San Francisco Bay Area look likely to ground the BART rail fleet starting at midnight tonight. With the nation's 5th busiest rail transit system out of action, highway networks will also be grinding to a halt due to the resulting increased traffic. For the first time, people stranded by a public transit strike are able to use smartphone...

2013-05-20 08:25:29

VIENNA, Va., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Navy Federal Credit Union is sharing financial advice for members and U.S. federal government employees facing a loss of income due to sequestration. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080117/DC11807LOGO-b) "Being prepared as early as possible and making sure your finances are in order can help you adjust to a reduced paycheck," says Claudia Warszawski, personal finance manager at Navy Federal. "It's so important to...

2013-04-08 12:21:39

TORONTO, April 8, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - After seven successful years in Eastern Canada, the Kangaride ridesharing service is now being launched across Canada, with more than 21,000 seats, or the equivalent of 500 buses, available every week to inter-city travellers, from Halifax to Vancouver. This exceptional service, which represents a revolution in inter-city transportation, is made possible thanks to Kangaride's 25 employees, its reliable online and telephone booking service, and a...

2013-02-22 23:03:13

RideShip.com is among the newest “shared economy” startups building a ridesharing and shipping community on the web, smartphone and tablet. Norwalk, Connecticut (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 While not the first to leverage the web to crowdsource shipping and carpooling, RideShip.com promises to make the process of finding a travel companion or a fellow citizen to transport an item, as easy and convenient as possible. The site allows users to act as Courier or Shipper, enter their...

2013-02-05 12:20:55

BRUSSELS, February 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new startup founded by two Belgian cousins has initiated a revolutionary concept of 'collaborative shipping' that is transforming the way we transport goods. http://www.PiggyBee.com is the brainchild of David Vuylsteke and Sebastien Desemberg and allows people to transport items free of charge via independent travelers. This simple yet ingenious idea is proving to be massively successful through tapping into the philosophy of...

2012-09-25 23:02:47

Fight Climate Change While Saving Money San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 This year, Treasure Island Music Festival is cutting its greenhouse gas emissions by partnering with online ridesharing network Amovens, to provide festival-goers with an affordable, sustainable transportation alternative. Fans can use either Treasure Island´s own carpool website or Amovens´ free iPhone app to register as either a driver or passenger to the festival, being held October 13 —...

2012-07-26 02:22:22

STUTTGART and MUNICH, Germany, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Pioneer in urban mobility concepts and carpooling market leader bundle their know-how - Daimler AG takes minority shareholding in carpooling.com GmbH - Strong international growth planned - expansion to the US Daimler AG is investing in the world's leading ridesharing network, carpooling.com GmbH. The main shareholders will continue to be the company's three founders, as...

2012-07-16 23:03:13

Collaborative consumption startup first rideshare site in the nation to implement ID verifications to further protect drivers and passengers San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 Ridejoy, the social ridesharing marketplace which connects drivers and passengers on long-distance roadtrips, today introduced a groundbreaking new safety feature in partnership with Jumio, Inc. The feature, ID verifications, is designed to reinforce trust and create a safer, more vibrant community by ensuring...

2012-06-05 02:20:55

TROY, Mich., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- vRide, the nation's largest corporate vanpooling service, challenged American commuters today to take one million cars off the road each day by the end of 2013. vRide is targeting single occupant vehicles (S.O.V.) and turning the spotlight on these drivers with its "Don't be an S.O.V." campaign which aims to move the nation forward with sustainable and efficient commuter options. The "Don't be an S.O.V." campaign highlights the stress...