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2014-09-12 12:20:45

FRANKFURT, Germany, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Poll shows over half of Germans aged 18-35 believe government should do more to support ridesharing - 62% say competition and innovation should be encouraged by the government - 60% welcome new transport options in their area A recent poll shows that the vast majority of 18- to 35-years-old Germans are in favour of ridesharing with 70% either considering doing it or having...

2014-08-07 12:34:09

Commute pioneer says it's time to draw a line between legitimate ridesharing and neo-taxi services SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of recent announcements from Lyft and Uber, Carma is calling for greater clarity regarding Transportation Network Companies and the 'sharing' terminology they use, despite the fact that their drivers make healthy profits. For example, the term 'ridesharing', which has been widely misused by Transportation Network startups, can...

2014-05-20 08:22:15

Demand for Real-Time Carpooling & Toll Reimbursements Brings Carma Expansion to New Manor Expressway AUSTIN, Texas, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to overwhelming success in Northwest Austin, Carma Carpooling, the real-time carpooling network, is expanding its toll benefits program for carpoolers to the newly opened Manor Expressway. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/89040 Carma celebrated its expansion with local businesses and community leaders at the Central Texas...

2013-11-12 23:19:41

GoVeho.com, the nation’s first and only social networking site for ridesharing, is looking for eco-friendly donors that will aid their mission to provide commuters an easy, on-demand carpooling option that can reduce deadly carbon emissions by an estimated six tons per average rider, per year. Toms River, New Jersey (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 There is a new way to get around town. An unconventional and growing trend in transportation: social networking for ridesharing. GoVeho.com, the...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'