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What To Know About Green Mobility EV Carsharing

 

Green mobility is a Danish car-sharing company that utilizes electric cars alone for its services. In the pursuit of a green world, Green Mobility is determined to expand its operations into other cities like Dublin in Ireland.

The process of driving a Green Mobility vehicle is quite simple. You will have to identify the car you are interested in within the app. Once you reach the car’s location, you can unlock the vehicle with the Green Mobility app on your phone.  After use, parking is not restricted to certain locations in within the operational zone as the cars can be parked anywhere that is legal.

 

How to use Green Mobility City Cars

 

Signup is free and easy. All you need to do is to:

  • Download the app here as the app acts as the key to the car. The app is available for download on both iOS and Android.
  • Create a profile
  • You will be asked to register a username and password
  • Then, go on to add driver’s license and a credit card
  • Your details will be verified within a day and you are free to use Green Mobility vehicles

 

Type of cars being used

 

In Denmark, the company provides its car sharing services with Renault vehicles.

 

Pricing

 

You only pay for the time you drive

  • 1 min – 4.00 DKK
  • 24 hours – 595 DKK

Choosing a prepaid plan will automatically qualify you for discounts. On a prepaid plan, you are priced as low as 2.10 DKK per minute.

See the available plans below:

  • City Car Go – When you need a car for just a couple of hours.
  • City Car Flex – When you need a car for a longer period during the same day.
  • City Car Plus – This monthly plan is suitable for those who don’t own a car but need a car on a regular basis. You get 20 hours of driving each month for a fixed monthly price.

 

Conclusion

 

Electrical vehicles are the future. They are green, smart and efficient. With carsharing schemes like Green mobility, those who can’t afford to own EV vehicles can now at least rent or lease them.

 

 

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How Uber For Business Works

 

Uber for Business is a one stop travel solution for companies. In Uber’s words,” It’s a digital headquarters for all your company’s ground transportation”.  Arranging travel for your business and other stakeholders can be such a hassle. With Uber Business, you will be letting the transport giant worry about getting you and your people places while you focus on making profits.

Uber has always being concerned with creating a world where transportation and commute is as seamless as running water. Uber has a knack for introducing various services that add color to consumer experience.  The rideshare giant provides a plethora of services to meet the needs of commuters. All services launched by Uber aim at making commuting from one place to the other easier.

The various Uber services include UberX, which is the mid-tier cost Uber service; UberBLACK – the most expensive and classiest service with black high-end vehicles; UberXL – the 6 passenger version of UberX; UberSELECT – the service that sits between the UberX and the UberBLACK services; then the UberSUV – which is the 6 passenger version of UberBLACK. Some cities offer a variation of these services to suit their markets.

To ensure organizations enjoy the same services available to other Uber users, Uber for business is also offering all Uber products on the platform including its luxurious services like the  UberBLACK and the UberSUV products.

 

How Uber for Business Works

 

It’s quite easy. Just the way Uber has a mobile application where riders can request rides and see all their activities, Uber for business allows users access to a centralized dashboard where they can manage their organization’s transportation needs.

Via the dashboard, users can

  • View all trip activity for passengers the organization has catered for their transportation via the Uber for business platform
  • View and manage expensing, billing and other financial reports
  • Set up ride schedules for employees
  • Review trips
  • Manage all your organization’s local travel from one place
  • Send out multiple rides at once and monitor them from one dashboard.

 

Pricing

Just like how Uber charges Uber drivers commission on every ride, Uber will charge organizations on the Uber for business platform 10% on each ride placed on the platform.

To learn more about how Uber for Business works and setup and account, visit here.

 

 

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What To Know About TARTA Park –N-Ride

 

Over the years, rideshare has taken on various forms but still with the same aim; to simplify transportation while reducing greenhouse emissions and traffic congestion in our cities. From carpooling to carshare, the solutions that rideshare proposes addresses issues that are both detrimental to the environment and also make commuting stress-full.

In this post, we will shed more light on Park-N-Ride service offered by TARTA.

 

What is TARTA?

 

Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority with the acronym TARTA, is a public transit agency tasked with transporting people in Toledo, Ohio. The transport agency transports over 3 million passengers annually while operating about 30 bus routes and servicing 9 communities. TARTA buses are equipped with bicycle racks and are all wheelchair accessible.

Now commuters/riders can access bus locations and ETAs in real time via the app and web service. The service has since grown to add 40 more buses to its fleet and plans to offer autonomous rides in 2019.

 

TARTA Services

 

To ensure that the needs of its riders are adequately met, TARTA offers various unique services and they include:

  • Call A Ride
  • UT Transit Services
  • Mobility Management
  • Muddy™ Shuttle
  • Park – N- Ride
  • Music Under the Stars
  • College & University
  • School Services

 

TARTA Park-N-Ride

 

Just like with other Park and Ride services, TARTA Park-N-Ride allows you to park your car at designated lots and join a carpooling service. “ It’s less expensive than driving your own car, and it will give you time to sit back and read the news, work on your laptop or catch up with fellow passengers” TARTA says on its website.

Parking in TARTA Park-N-Ride lots is totally free and you only pay for the ride.

Leave your cars behind and commute freely without the stress of driving.

 

Conclusion

 

It’s important for cities to decongest roads and embrace the use of High Occupancy Vehicles. Establishing efficient transit agencies that encourage carpooling and the use of bio-degradable fuels is an optimal way of saving the environment.

 

 

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More About Carma Carpool Services

 

The place of carpooling in our society is becoming prominent. The solutions that carpooling proposes addresses issues that are both detrimental to the environment and also make commuting stress-full.

Over the years, rideshare has taken on various forms but still with the same aim; to simplify transportation while reducing greenhouse emissions and traffic congestion in our cities. To ensure seamless transportation, many cities enforce HOV (High Occupancy Vehicles) rules where roads have dedicated lanes for these vehicles. In a bid to provide smart carpooling solutions, Carma Carpool launched its services in 2007.

 

More About Carma Carpool

Formally known as Avego, the company changed its name to Carma in August, 2013. The name change heralded a new corporate identity as well. With headquarters in Cork, Ireland, Carma has quite a strong presence in the U.S with offices in San Francisco, Texas, California and others.  In addition to providing app based carpooling services to commuters, the company in 2014 partnered with the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA) in Texas to introduce automated tolling discount programs for carpoolers in Austin.

 

How Carma Carpool works

 

Carma’s premier service was carpooling and this service has since evolved with the introduction of real-time information on vehicles and smart management carried out with GPS and other technologies.

In addition to matching drivers with riders, Carma also provides corporate rideshare services and other shared mobility services.

 

To use Carma Carpool

 

Conclusion

One major aspect of ridesharing and carpooling is its impact on the lives of people. You can’t argue that carpooling companies like Carma are doing a great deal to simplify transportation. Rideshare is also fostering the spirit of entrepreneurship and also improving quality of living.

 

 

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Carpooling with Zimride

 

Over the years, rideshare has taken on various forms but still with the same aim; to simplify transportation while reducing green house emissions and traffic congestion in our cities. To ensure seamless transportation, bikes, trucks, and even rickshaws are being used to simplify transportation. In densely populated countries like India and China, bikes and rickshaws are being used to decongest roads and reduce carbon footprints.

With Zimride, the structure is different and innovative. Unlike most rideshare companies that connect total strangers, Zimride offers rideshare through social networking. We will explore this concept in detail below.

 

More about Zimride zimride

Established in 2007, the company was founded by Logan Green and John Zimmer. The service connects users via the social networking platform, Facebook. Currently Zimride boasts over 350,000 users with presence in 125 university campuses in the United States. This innovative platform was created to remove the anxiety that users might feel at the possibility of sharing a ride with a total stranger. Through partnerships with Facebook, users will sign into the Zimride website and are matched with other users that have the same preferences.

Zimride sold to Enterprise Holdings in 2013.

 

How to use Zimride

The service connects users that work in the same organization, have mutual friends or go to the same school. Users who post available seats will also be told to asked to post their personal details and their preferences. This way, the site will match users who have the same preferences.

 

For Riders

Creating a profile is free. To use the platform, follow the instructions below:

  • Sign into Zimride through your Facebook account
  • Create a profile
  • Find the ride you want and book it
  • Follow the steps to make payment and then wait for your ride.

 

For Drivers

  • Ride payments are transferred to drivers via PayPal
  • You will receive payouts after 1 day. This is to protect riders from flaky drivers

 

Fares

The service will suggest fares but the ultimate decision lies with the driver who decides what to charge passengers. Passengers can pay for fares using their credit cards or with PayPal.

 

 

Conclusion

Establishing trust between users is very important. It may not entirely eliminate safety issues but incidences that may occur will not be as frequent as driving with total strangers. Many rideshare companies have experienced lawsuits stemming from driver misconduct cases that range from rape to assault of passengers. By incorporating social networking, Zimride is fostering the spirit of community among users.

 

 

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All About Call a Bike Bikeshare Service

 

At the fore-front of the sharing economy is the rideshare behemoth, Uber. With the goal to make global transportation as seamless as running water, Uber found a way to connect riders with drivers who want to use their car as a means of transporting people. The Uber business model has since been emulated by other ridesharing startups hoping to introduce innovative ways of commuting.

To ensure seamless transportation, bikes, trucks, and even rickshaws are being used to simplify transportation. In densely populated countries like India and China, bikes and rickshaws are being used to decongest roads and reduce carbon footprints. In Germany, bikeshare is taking over the country. The country is already saturated with other bike share services like Mobike and ofo. In this post, we will shed more light on Germany’s Call a BikeCall a Bike

 

More About Call a Bike

 

German based bikeshare company, Call a Bike officially launched in 2000 providing a dockless bike hire system in various cities. Sometimes, the service provides full coverage or partial coverage. It currently operates in over 15 cities in Germany. Cities, institutions or franchises can take up initiating the service in a new market. The service is run by Deutsche Bahn, a German railway company.

 

How it works

Registration

There are different ways to register for the service. You can sign-up via:

  • The website or by downloading the mobile app
  • In Germany, you can also register via the platforms above and also
  • By calling the company’s customer service line
  • At the terminal

 

 

Verify your account

Confirm your payment method. Please note that your payment method can be changed anytime.

 

To Ride

Each bike is equipped with an electronic wheel lock, a cable lock and a touchscreen LC display system for entering lock codes and viewing prompts.

  • Open the app or the website and locate the bike closest to you
  • Once you arrive at the location of the bike, enter the 4-digit opening code into the bike’s touch screen
  • Remove the cable lock and secure it in its holder

 

Rate

You will be charged an annual membership fee of €3 and a rate of €1 for every 30 minutes, or a full-day price of €12 for 24 hours. Depending on what plan you opt for, note that the rates are capped at €15.

 

Conclusion

Bike sharing is a great way to reduce the number of cars on the road especially in cities that are densely populated. It will not only reduce traffic congestion but make the roads safer and the environment cleaner.

 

 

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What to know about Taipei’s YouBike

 

Ridesharing is fast become a preferred means of transportation for many. It is cheaper, more convenient and an innovative way of commuting without owning the vehicle. The rideshare industry is growing with many new entrants daily. Pioneer rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft remain at the forefront and start-up companies in the industry are modelling their businesses after them.

Now, various vehicles are being introduced into rideshare. People do not only have to travel with cars; other vehicles like bikes, scooters, trucks and even tuk-tuks are being introduced into rideshare. In a bid to promote cleaner environments and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation systems, cities are partnering with rideshare start-ups to introduce smarter transport solutions. In some cases, cities are going it on their own and introducing public ridesharing schemes to reduce the number of vehicles on the road.

In this post, we will shed some light on Taipei’s public bikeshare system called YouBike (Ubike). YouBike

 

More About YouBike

 

YouBike is a Taipei based public bicycle sharing service. The service is offered by the city’s Department of Transportation. Taipei is collaborating with local bicycle manufacturer, Giant Bicycles to provide this service in over 6 cities in Taiwan. The service was launched in 2009 and now boasts over 22 million rentals annually with over 200 rental stations.

 

Fare

To rent a bike, it costs NT$5 for the first 30 minutes then NT$10 for every 30 minutes within the first 4 hours, NT$20 for every 30 minutes between 4-8 hours and NT$40 for every 30 minutes after 8 hours.

 

To rent a YouBike

To download the app, visit Play store or the App store. You can rent either as a Member or as a single user. As a member, you will require an Easycard electronic card and a Taipei mobile phone number to register. As a single renter, you will require your credit card and will only be able to rent from a kiosk at a bike station. Please note that YouBike will pre-authorise NT$2,000 on your card which will be cancelled when you return the bike with no incidents.

 

To Use

Inspect the bike before renting it. Once you are satisfied with the state of the bike, place your card on the sensing zone of the bike. Once the green light flashes, makes a beep sound and says “Take”, retrieve the bike from the rack immediately and start riding.

 

To Return

Find an unoccupied parking slot, insert bike lock plate into the dock to lock. Wait for the indicator lights to ask you to place your card on the sensor, then place your Easycard to make payments. Once the fees are taken, the bike has been returned.

 

If you happen to visit Taiwan, be sure to try out a YouBike.

 

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All About Toyota’s $500M Investment in Uber

 

In May, 2016, auto giant Toyota announced that it would be entering a partnership with Uber. The partnership saw Uber and Toyota working on creating new leasing options that would allow Uber drivers lease vehicles with Toyota Financial Services providing financing to these drivers. This leasing program is flexible and drivers can cover their payments through their Uber earnings. Uber and Toyota’s partnership is obviously profitable to both parties as Toyota is investing $500 million in Uber to deliver self-driving cars.

Uber has been investing heavily in driverless car projects and mapping technology. Toyota on the other hand has been opening research centers in several places in the U.S and also devised a plan to spend about $1 billion over a 5-year period on research and development of artificial intelligence, robotics and developing self-driving cars. Investment in Uber

 

More about Toyota’s $500M investment in Uber

This investment will help accelerate Uber’s development of self-driving vehicles as the rideshare giant plans to launch a self-driven vehicle pilot by 2021. For Toyota, an alliance like this is very necessary given that Uber and other rideshare companies are big threats to automakers. The company also faces huge obstacles in the future if self-driving vehicles become a transportation norm.

We have learnt that Uber will be tasked with fitting Toyota’s Sienna Minivans with self-driving technology. This investment comes at a great time for Uber whose semi-autonomous vehicle project came to a halt in Arizona after one of its cars killed a woman.

 

Conclusion

Toyota’s $500M investment in Uber can help cushion expenses that are bound to be incurred while developing and deploying self-driving vehicles. Obviously, both companies have a common interest in self-driving cars and it is only necessary that both sides take advantage of this partnership to reach their shared goal.

 

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All About Uber and Venmo Partnership

 

Uber is a convenient way to ride. The app-based service is a pioneer in rideshare and has been embraced as a preferred way to ride globally. Riders place their ride request via the app and then the rider is matched to a driver. Uber passengers get a fare estimate before even starting a ride. This helps them decide if to go on with the ride or cancel the ride request. This fare estimate is shown to the rider before completing the ride request process on the Uber app. Passengers pay for the rides via the credit or debit cards tied to their Uber accounts.

Some markets like Nigeria and India allow passengers pay for rides using cash. In addition to these payment options, riders can pay for rides using their PayPal accounts and now, payment can be effected using Venmo. Uber and Venmo entered a partnership to facilitate payment for Uber rides with Venmo. Uber and Venmo

 

Venmo

Venmo is a free digital wallet that lets you transfer money to others via a mobile app. This mobile payment service is owned by PayPal and both parties of the payment transaction have to be resident in the U.S.

 

Uber and Venmo Partnership

In July 2018, Uber announced it will be partnering with Venmo to allow users add Venmo as a payment method for Uber rides and UberEATS. In a press release, Uber stated that in 2017 “more than six million payments on Venmo mentioned “Uber” in their description”. It is only strategic that Uber will pursue a beneficial partnership with Venmo to simplify payment via the mobile money service. To facilitate payments via Venmo, Uber provided an option where Venmo can be added as a payment method on the Uber app.

Users can pay solo or split costs with other parties. However, you will be prompted to visit the Venmo app to split the cost effectively. You will also find custom Uber and UberEATS emojis in the Venmo app to add some fun in the description field.

 

Conclusion

Having multiple payment methods for Uber payments is a good way to make the service more flexible and convenient for users. This Uber and Venmo partnership is a win-win for all parties involved. Uber stands to earn more if riders have multiple ways of paying for the service; Venmo profits from transaction fees and users have flexible means of effecting payment after using Uber’s services.

 

 

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All About Mobike Bikeshare

 

Ridesharing is gaining strides globally and not only with cars. To ensure seamless transportation, bikes, trucks, and even rickshaws are being used to simplify transportation. At the fore-front of the sharing economy is the rideshare behemoth, Uber. With the goal to make global transportation as seamless as running water, Uber found a way to connect riders with drivers who want to use their car as a means of transporting people.

In densely populated countries like India and China, bikes and rickshaws are being used to decongest roads and reduce carbon footprints. In China, bike sharing startups like Mobike, Ofo and Bluegogo are seeking to improve the country’s transportation system. To learn how bikeshare works, we will shed more light the bike share company with the largest number of operational bikes in the world, Mobike. mobike

 

More about Mobike

Beijing based bikeshare company, Mobike officially launched in 2015. It currently operates in over 200 cities in 15 countries world-wide. The company began international expansion in March of 2017 with Singapore as its first international. The company quickly moved to other countries like Great Britain, Australia, Japan, Malaysia and the United States all in the same year. Since then, the company has delved into other countries and continued to expand its reach. In April 2018, Mobike was acquired by a Chinese web company called Meituan-DianPing.

 

How Mobike works

  • Download the Mobike mobile app on iOS and Google Play
  • Register your information
  • Enter your payment method and you will be asked to pay a refundable fee of 299 yuan which is used to confirm your payment information.

To Ride

  • Open the app and locate the bike closest to you
  • Once you arrive at the location of the bike, scan the QR code. To do this, press the black button labelled “Scan and Ride”. It will show a QR code, scan the code via the app to unlock the bike.
  • The electronic lock on the bike will give 3 short beeps and the app will prompt a message that reads “Unlock successful”

 

Fare

A single trip cost 1RMB for every 30mins. Once you unlock the bike, the charges start counting. The time resets once the bike is locked. You will then receive a receipt containing the trip summary and the final ride cost via the Mobike App.

 

Conclusion

Bike sharing is a great way to reduce the number of cars on the road especially in cities that are densely populated. It will not only reduce traffic congestion but make the roads safer and the environment cleaner.

 

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