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Start-Ups Offering App-Based Bus Rides

Posted on September 6, 2017
Crowdsourced bus services can offer more flexible scheduling and routes based on instant rider input, providing an alternative to more rigid transit bus services (Wikimedia Commons photo by AEMoreira042281)

Crowdsourced bus services can offer more flexible scheduling and routes based on instant rider input, providing an alternative to more rigid transit bus services (Wikimedia Commons photo by AEMoreira042281)

In major cities across America, app-based services are allowing people to crowdsource bus routes, reserve rides — and take more charge of their commutes.

The Uber-for-buses variations are trending in major cities across the U.S., connecting riders to charter buses, linking neighborhoods to city centers and ferrying masses of people to major events.

Washington Post article here

Related Topics: buses, commuter services, group transportation, public transit, TNCs

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