Monthly Archives: September 2010

Making ridesharing easy

As I sat in traffic on Auckland’s North-Western motorway, all alone in my cocoon, I could see that others were doing the same. I wondered if they might be heading to the same place as me….
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Flexible Carpooling (Coffee Included) Coming to the States?

Written by Chris Hamilton.  Read the original article here. Back in May we brought you a story (Is a More Formalized Slugging in Our Future?, May 3, 2007) from a company in New Zealand called Trip Convergence that was marketing … Continue reading

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Flexible Carpooling: Exploratory Study

September 2009 Project Sponsors Energy Efficiency Center and Trip Convergence Ltd Co-Authors Diana M. Dorinson, Founder and Principal, Transportation Analytics Deanna Gay, Business and Law Student, UC Davis Paul Minett, MBA, Co-Founder and Chief Executive, Trip Convergence Ltd Susan Shaheen, Phd, … Continue reading

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Commuters may soon HOVER over traffic jams

By National Post May 22, 2007 GTA transportation officials are championing a new car-pooling scheme that would combine security and flexibility in a bid to ease the region”s gridlock. “The public is hungry for something like this,” said Toronto Councillor … Continue reading

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Washington State Budget Includes Carpool Pilot

Wednesday, 27 May 2009, 10:56 am Press Release: Trip Convergence Ltd AUCKLAND, NZ ~ 27 May 2009 ~ New Zealand developed technology for combating the growing global congestion crisis is winning the hearts and minds of American transport authorities. The … Continue reading

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Casual Carpooling on the Streets of America

One of the keys to sustainable transportation is to gain high quality mobility for people while reducing overall traffic. One way for doing this is to figure out how to get more people into fewer vehicles, efficiently. Fortunately there are … Continue reading

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Carpooling Quietly Booms in San Francisco

BY ADAM STARR Every weekday, between 6:00 and 9:30 in the morning, a stream of cars and a line of pedestrian commuters converge at a Safeway supermarket in the Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland, California. Without a single raised thumb, the … Continue reading

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Car pooling greener than buses

By Mathew Dearnaley | 5:00 AM Wednesday Feb 20, 2008 Read the original article here Car-pooling should leave a smaller carbon “footprint” than buses over Auckland Harbour Bridge, says a businessman seeking access to the Northern Busway for vehicles with … Continue reading

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