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Dynamic ridesharing is breaking the deadlock

Dynamic ridesharing is breaking the deadlock

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by Elsa Sidawy | 11.15.11

Is ridesharing the butt of entrenched prejudice? Its ability to reduce nuisance has been known for a long time but single car drivers are not ready to let go of their individual cars yet. With the boom of new technologies, players in that field are technically ready to shift to second gear and are developing what are known as dynamic car sharing solutions. Companies and local authorities, which are more skeptical, are experimenting this new service with sometimes-mixed results. Let us explore the mysteries of dynamic car sharing.

GéoCar is reinventing carpool commuting with employee clusters

GéoCar is reinventing carpool commuting with employee clusters

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by Elsa Sidawy | 10.28.11

“When you talk about carpooling in a company, 90% of the employees run the other way.” For Benoît Reynaud-Lacroze, prejudice against carpooling is fierce. The most crippling aspect of carsharing? Having uncertainty as to how to get home. A negative that the start-up Ville Fluide is trying to remedy with GéoCar, a solution for commuting between home and work.

The Haute Gironde region will try dynamic carpooling coupled with public transport

The Haute Gironde region will try dynamic carpooling coupled with public transport

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by Elsa Sidawy | 10.21.11

The territory of the Upper Gironde will experiment from now until the end of November with a new real-time ridesharing service to meet the objectives of its Climate Plan and promote intermodality. A difficult task for a predominantly rural area split into 65 municipalities where 90% of trips under 5 km are made by car and public transport is rarely used.

“Without a critical mass of users, dynamic carpooling simply cannot exist”

“Without a critical mass of users, dynamic carpooling simply cannot exist”

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by Elsa Sidawy | 09.19.11

Carpooling actors today are moving quickly. And for good reason, the battle continues with the emergence of dynamic carpooling, which will soon allow users to keep their own hours. But for Frederic Bisson, vice president in charge of parliamentary relations with Feduco, dynamic carpooling today faces a major obstacle: achieving a critical mass of users.

Marseille is getting revved up for dynamic carpooling

Marseille is getting revved up for dynamic carpooling

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by Elsa Sidawy | 09.06.11

A new arrival in France, Green Monkeys is shaking up traditional carpooling. After experimenting in the Geneva area, the service, which is focused on home-office commuting, is descending upon the city of Marseille and claims to offer what is missing today in traditional carpooling: reliability and flexibility.

In Ireland, Carpooling is getting dynamic

In Ireland, Carpooling is getting dynamic

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Cleantech Republic | 05.20.11 | Quick Read

To lesson the number of cars on the road, there was carpooling. In Ireland, the start-up Avego has launched with great fanfare Avego Driver, an application that links drivers and passengers in real time, thus inventing dynamic carpooling.

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