BlablaCar, a European carpooling marketplace that connects any driver who has empty seats with paying passengers, has now launched its iPhone app in the UK. The app connects drivers who have spare seats with paying passengers.
"As the CEO of Europe’s number one ride-sharing network, people always ask me, “But how do you get into a car and share a ride with a complete stranger?” I always find this question a bit of a misnomer because, today, when you step into a car through carpooling.com, you already have a lot of information about that person with whom you will be sharing a car.
You certainly don’t have that same level of information when you step onto train or bus, or even climb into a taxi. Just as we have moved the stuff of our physical lives to the digital realm, there is also a new digital overlay on everything we do “IRL.”"
Back in January BlablaCar, a European carpooling marketplace that connects any driver who has empty seats with paying passengers, raised $10 million in funding from Accel Partners and existing investors, taking it to $12.5 million.
Ridesharing has come a long way since the days of college bulletin board want ads and soccer practice carpools. The arrival of online social networks paired with the growing trend of collaborative consumption has made the sharing of goods, like ridesharing, one of the most popular and effective ways to compensate for a struggling economy.
This week, researchers at Umea University in Sweden released a startling finding: Couples in which one partner commutes for longer than 45 minutes are 40 percent likelier to divorce. The Swedes could not say why.
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