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September 22, 2014

Ridesharing seeing notable growth among college students

Uber, Lyft and other similar brands, are keen to expand their user bases by offering ridesharing services at competitive prices.


July 11, 2014

N.Y. hits Lyft with cease and desist order

State officials accused the company of acting in bad faith by concealing plans to operate in the city and say Lyft has violated several insurance laws, including illegally acting as an insurance provider and soliciting New York drivers.


June 10, 2014

Group launches center to promote 'shared-use' mobility

Dedicated to achieving universal, affordable and sustainable mobility in urban and metropolitan regions of the U.S. through the efficient sharing of transportation assets among peers and through third-party operators.


May 19, 2014

U. Wash. pushes carpooling, ridesharing to cope with bus cuts

72 King County Metro bus routes are on the verge of elimination, while 84 other routes are expected to have their services reduced.


April 28, 2014

Why ridesharing is a way bigger deal for suburban seniors than urban millennials

Even if a community offers choices, such as paratransit services, they may fail to provide the responsiveness, flexibility, and independence desired by a retiring Baby Boomer generation.


May 9, 2011

U. of Wis. - Milwaukee adds rideshare service

Zimride, an online ridesharing social network, will be available to the campus community free of charge. The University Housing and Parking & Transit departments will fund the program.


March 25, 2011

Valley Metro program helps employers cut commutes

During the agency’s one-week challenge, “Try 1 in 5,” which took place from Feb. 13 to 19, participating employers saved 373,263 miles from being driven alone and kept an estimated 8,114 pounds of pollution — or four tons — out of the air.


November 29, 2010

Caltech honored for ridesharing program

The California Institute of Technology’s commuter programs received the Blue Diamond Award from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Every year, the award is given to a leader in ridesharing.


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