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Via is a compromise between a carpool and a small city bus. The Via app connects multiple passengers heading in the same direction and gives all riders a ride at once, saving costs. However, instead of UberPool, where each passenger is picked up at their requested location, Via will calculate you pick up and drop off locations for you, which will always be within a few blocks of your request. This helps Via to keep their trip times as short as possible even when picking up multiple people. The number of passengers you might share a ...read more
Grab is rapidly expanding their selection of offerings. Just like Uber with UberEats, Grab has a new feature on their app called "GrabFood". With GrabFood, you can now order snacks or meals from local restaurants through the Grab App to be delievered to your door. Here is how you can order using GrabFood.
Do you use Ola to commute to work? Have you heard of the Ola Pass which offers riders hassle-free travel with simple flat fare rides? If not, here is everything you need to know about signing up for the Ola Pass and saving money on your commute!
The Ola Pass is available in two types, the Cab Pass and the Auto Pass. With the Cab Pass, you can take a cab (Micro, Mini, and Prime) ride anywhere in the in the city with fixed fares starting as low as INR 80. With the Auto Pass, you can take auto rides ...
Ridesharing has become synonymous with transportation over the past decade. A majority of the US population has enjoyed the services Uber & Lyft provide. From driving people to work, to the airport and occasionally picking up inebriated passengers, I have seen and done it all when it comes to rideshare. However, there is one aspect of driving for Uber/Lyft I don’t like and that is the passengers ability to order a ride for a minor. As per Uber & Lyft TOS (Terms of Service), a driver is not supposed to pick up a minor (under the age of 18) without ...read more
Didi Chuxing, or Didi for short, is China’s largest ride hailing service. Before Friday, September 20, 2019, passengers of the service could only see their driver’s surname and license plate information. However, as of September 20th, their party affiliation is now available through the app.
Licheng Zhuanche is the premium service offered by Didi. As of September 20, users of this service can see if their driver is a member of the Chinese Communist Party, which is the party in power throughout the country. Once a car is ordered, the passenger can look at the driver’s profile photo; if there ...read more