UberPool

  • Lyft gets back to Zimride roots with Lyft Carpool

    Lyft gets back to Zimride roots with Lyft Carpool

    Back in 2007 co-founders John Zimmer and Logan Green envisioned a new kind of mass transportation carpooling system connecting riders and drivers across the nation. They called it Zimride. But it turned out a lot more people wanted to get around the city than wanted to go the distance and the parent company was supplanted with something pinker and fuzzier a few years later. Lyft now wants you… Read More

  • Uber And Lyft Urge Users To Share Rides With Other Passengers During SXSW

    Uber And Lyft Urge Users To Share Rides With Other Passengers During SXSW

    Thanks to a city ordinance passed last fall, this will be the first year on-demand ride services like Uber and Lyft will be competing for passengers in Austin during SXSW. As both companies prepare to meet demand that comes from the city’s biggest event of the year, Uber and Lyft will be urging passengers in Austin to share rides with strangers. Read More

  • Uber Opens Up UberPool To All San Francisco Users

    Uber Opens Up UberPool To All San Francisco Users

    Uber has spent the last four years transitioning from a service mainly aimed at helping so-called “ballers” get less expensive black car service to one that nearly anyone can afford and use on a regular basis. Now, with the launch of a fare-splitting offering called UberPool, the company is cutting costs of getting around town even more. Read More

  • UberPool Lets You Split Uber Fares With Other Passengers Along The Same Route

    In the ongoing war between Uber, Lyft, and all of the other me-too ride-sharing services, competitors are looking for any way they can better utilize their supply of drivers and reduce costs for their riders. Today, Uber is announcing UberPool, a new feature that will let you pick up other riders on the way to your destination and split the bill. Read More