GM Diversifies into Car-sharing

General Motors announced a car-sharing service called Maven on Jan 21, 2016. Initially it will be available in Ann Arbor, MI with additional cities to be added later.

Maven will be available at 21 parking … Read the rest →

UberX lowers fares 20%

UberX annouced today that it will lower fares by 20%:

The new fares are:

$3 Base
$1.50/mile
$0.30/minute

with a $5 minimum fare.

This compares favorably to San Francisco taxi rates:

$3.50 Base + first … Read the rest →

A new model for bikesharing

San Francisco recently launched the Bay Area Bike Share system, which closely followed launches of large bike sharing systems in Chicago and New York. Bike sharing systems are growing in popularity quickly: as of May … Read the rest →