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Can Crowd-Sourcing Bus Solve Commuter Woes?

Posted on November 29, 2017
(Photo: Pexels)
(Photo: Pexels)

These aren’t the lumbering behemoths most often associated with frequent stops, long rides, and dingy carriages. Enter Chariot, Lyft Shuttle, MagicBus, and the latest addition to the East Bay, OurBus. With crowd-sourced routes and app-based hailing, cushy interiors, and shorter rides, these privately-owned services are positioning themselves as serious competitors to public transit.

The Mercury News article here

Related Topics: buses, commuter services, crowd sourcing, mobile technology

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