Carpooling

Toronto Coronavirus

To Carpool or Not to Carpool: That is the Question for Transit Workers in Toronto

Controversy erupts in Toronto after the TTC informed transit employees that it isn't safe to carpool to work…driving people around on transit.

January 13, 2021 - Toronto Star

Transportation Network Companies

Lyft, Uber Suspend Shared Rides

Ride-hailing companies are responding to the coronavirus pandemic with actions that can protect both drivers and riders.

March 17, 2020 - Smart Cities Dive

Bus Upholstery

'OK Google, How Crowded is the Number 8 Bus?'

Google Maps will now share data about how crowded buses and trains are likely to be.

July 5, 2019 - The Verge

Waze

Waze Wants To Be a Carpooling Matchmaker

The Google-owned company has the data to connect commuters to possible carpool buddies, Whether Waze can stem the long-term decline in carpooling remains to be seen.

July 5, 2019 - City Lab

Waze

Waze Launches New Carpooling Feature

A carpooling feature in the Waze app, tested in the San Francisco Bay Area and Israel, will soon be available around the country.

October 15, 2018 - Business Insider

Maximum Toll on Utah's Interstate 15 Express Lanes Just Doubled

But is it high enough? Everything is relative, and with the prior toll being only a buck per zone, the hope is that $2, which took effect Saturday, will cause some motorists to carpool to keep speeds at 55 mph during peak hours.

July 16, 2018 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Virginia Toll Lanes

Capitalism at Work on an Interstate Highway

Traffic speeds during the peak eastbound commute on the 66 Express Lanes Inside the Beltway have dropped to 35 mph. "Toll-tweaking" and changing the algorithm are achieving limited success on this dynamically-tolled stretch.

June 12, 2018 - WTOP

NYC Subway Riders

Why Are Transit Systems Losing Riders?

Transit in general, and buses in particular, are losing riders, especially during off peak hours. Car pooling is down sharply as well.

June 4, 2018 - theTransportPolitic

Construction of I–66 Toll Lanes Outside the Capital Beltway Begins this Weekend

Widening of Interstate 66 for 22.5 miles in Northern Virginia will accommodate two toll lanes in each direction, accessible to trucks. The $3.7 billion project, to be built by public-private partnership at no cost to the state, will open in 2022.

April 5, 2018 - WTOP

Carpool Lane

How Lyft and Uber Can Fix—Not Cause—Congestion

While evidence mounts that Uber and Lyft are stealing rides from public transit, there's still a chance for ride-hailing apps to do more to help than hurt congestion. The key: using ride-hailing apps to carpool.

February 7, 2018 - Dan Sperling

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International Real Estate Strategies and Deal Negotiation

Harvard Graduate School of Design Executive Education

Affordable Housing: Principles for Changing Domestic and Global Markets

Harvard Graduate School of Design Executive Education

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