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    Official: Seattle votes against app-based ridesharing companies like Lyft, Uber [UPDATE]
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    Lyft, Uber and other peer-to-peer ride-sharing start-ups are looking pretty hapless in Seattle. That's because the Emerald City is imposing driver limits on each service in a move that the companies say is geared to protect legacy taxicab companies, Techcrunch reports. In short, the city council ...

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    Official: Audi, MIT, GE start cab ridesharing study in New York City
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    Audi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) and General Electric are getting together to study something that won't likely be thrilling for New York City cab drivers. But there are bigger fish to fry and keeping cabbies happy. The German automaker is working with MIT's Senseable City Lab ...

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    California establishes ridesharing rules, including background checks
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    It is a time for new rules. On top of the EPA's proposed regulations for coal power plants, there are reports out of California that the ridesharing industry will need to sit down and digest a new 76-page rule document. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved ridesharing ...

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    Carpool for 9.5¢/minute - Daimler launches car2gether rideshare program in Ulm, Germany
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    Daimler is launching car2gether, a pilot carpooling project in the city of Ulm, Germany that pairs ride sharing with social media and brings hitchhiking into the 21st century. Car2gether, a service that stems from Daimler's successful car2go car sharing program there, matches up carpooling ...

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    Peugeot launches EcoSharing, a new Facebook car sharing app
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    Using the Internet to share a ride is not new at all and we've found another system to help you share a car if you use Facebook. There's a new Facebook application developed by Peugeot called EcoSharing and it allows Facebook users to get in touch to share a ride, either by offering a seat on a car ...

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    RoadSharing helps you to cyber-hitchhike to save gas
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    Hitchhiking is a very simple way to share a ride and, sometimes, share gasoline expenses and reduce carbon emissions. In the Netherlands and Belgium there are even some organized hitchhiking centers, where both car drivers and carless people register and meet to share a ride. Well, the same concept ...

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    NuRide and Dunkin' Donuts reward carpoolers
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    Earlier this month, we found out that the city of Mumbai in India was offering some cool perks for those willing to carpool. We thought that this was a pretty cool idea, so we are pretty keen on the thought that the U.S. is getting something similar. So far only available in one state, NuRide and ...

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