Real-time ridesharing

Real-time ridesharing (also known as instant ridesharing, dynamic ridesharing, ad-hoc ridesharing, on-demand ridesharing, and dynamic carpooling) is a service that arranges one-time shared rides on very short notice.[1] This type of carpooling generally makes use of three recent technological advances:[2] GPS navigation devices to determine a driver’s route and arrange the shared ride Smartphones for…

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Ridesharing Benefits

There are many benefits to ridesharing, some more obvious than others. If you are not sure if ridesharing is for you, consider the following. Ridesharing can save you money! Simply put, when you carpool, you will drive less and save money. These savings come from reduced maintenance costs (e.g., less frequent oil and air filter…

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Ridesharing Overview

Ridesharing Overview Ridesharing, also known as carpooling, connects drivers and would-be riders so they can share all or part of their commute, cutting transportation costs for the participants while reducing traffic congestion and pollution. Rationale This is a cost-effective transportation option for all parties. The driver’s expenses are shared and the rider avoids the cost…

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