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Carpooling for Intercity/Interstate Travel

If you’re on here reading this blog you already know how awesome carpooling for your daily commute is. Along with the benefits of a comfortable, less congested travel, you also get the added benefits of networking and saving money. But, have you ever thought about carpooling for longer journeys? Maybe on the weekend, you plan…




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Voice Notifications Help Keep Your Eyes on the Road!

We know that driving anywhere in our country can be quite an adventure. Navigating the maze of roads, potholes, buses, bikes and people, takes a lot of expertise and skill. Maps and GPS make a huge difference in providing us with insight and proper routing to get where we need to be. Sometimes, we also…



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Air Pollution – What you need to know!

Pollution, it’s a reality of the world we all live in. Some places have it worse than others but we all deal with inhaling noxious fumes, noisy residential or work locations and even light pollution that makes it hard to sleep. Let’s focus on one of the most pressing issues that reduce the quality of…




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Public Transport Public Nuisance

Public transport systems across the country are in shambles. The connectivity leaves a lot to be desired while the condition of the vehicles used is generally very dismal even though travel rates keep being increased regularly. Let’s take a look at the issues that public transport users have to deal with on a regular basis…




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Five Ways to be more Eco-friendly

Have you felt the need to do more for the environment and fauna and flora around you? The issue everyone runs into is that they don’t know where to start. Being eco-friendly can be tough if you are unable to get the right kind of information. Another issue that comes up is, why must we…




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Real Users Real Opinions

You’re used to hearing from us talking about carpooling and ridesharing but what about hearing from our users? We rely on feedback from you to improve the services we provide. Tell us what you like, what you dislike or even about the best carpool trip that you’ve booked through us. First up is Vinay Kumar…




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Carpooling for Corporates. Why it makes sense!

Social responsibility programs for corporates have taken off in a big way across the world and even right here in India. It can be tough to figure out which programs make the most sense for the businesses brand name while still providing value to employees. Carpooling and ridesharing is an easy, cost-effective way for corporates…




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Can ride-sharing really be a way forward for Enterprise Transportation?

In most Indian metros, large employers have employee transportation among their three largest expenses. A typical large corporate’s employees travel using a combination of personal vehicles, company provided shuttle/bus services and paid taxi services, and by other modes including public transportation. Transportation costs have a direct bearing on bottom-line, while transport facilities directly affect employee…




All in mind

From carpooling to Ride sharing: technology is no more the bottleneck, mindset is

Ever heard of Carpooling? Bet you have – and mostly not so great things about it! In its original form – carpooling used to be a tedious, inflexible and often arduous exercise among participants. You needed to start and stop at same or close-by points. You needed to co-ordinate by some divine method of guessing…




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Parking space crunch

Rapid growth of vehicles in Bangalore is leading us towards an enormous parking crunch. With rapid boom in the IT sector, packed public transport, increasing disposable cash and unplanned infrastructure we are witnessing lack of organized parking spaces. Ratio of number of 2 wheelers and four wheelers with the available parking space is witnessing a…