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Spokane Schools Partner With Rideshare App

Published on Feb 9, 2021 at 7:36 am in Rideshare Services.

For working parents, getting children to school hasn’t always been easy—even before the COVID-19 pandemic. For those in Spokane, Washington, however, the rideshare app HopSkipDrive is partnering with an area school district to provide a new transportation option for families.

Voucher Program for Disabled Rideshare Users Promoted in Wyoming

Published on Jan 21, 2021 at 7:51 am in Rideshare Services.

Kyle Gamroth, a member of the New Casper City Council, believes a voucher program to assist community members with disabilities with transportation options is something Casper should consider.

According to a survey conducted by Casper’s Council of People with Disabilities, 64% of respondents do not think they have adequate transportation options in the community. Eighty-four percent said that the lack of transportation options makes it challenging to get to medical appointments.

Uber Introduces Uber Reserve Feature

Published on Nov 11, 2020 at 10:18 am in Rideshare Services.

In an effort to attract customers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Uber is rolling out a new feature that will let users reserve rides up to 30 days in advance and pick their favorite driver for the trip.

Referred to as Uber Reserve, the new option is designed for users who want to book a ride at least two hours in advance. The feature will begin to show up on the app later in November. In addition to the new feature, Uber will keep its current scheduling option for those trips that fall under the two-hours-in-advance timeline.

VA Rideshare Program Adapts to Meet Needs During COVID-19

Published on Nov 10, 2020 at 8:03 am in Rideshare Services.

In 2018, Charles Franklin created the Veterans Employment Rideshare Initiative, also called Rideshare. Now, that program is being used to help veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Franklin noticed as housing costs in inner cities rose, veterans moved outside the city where public transportation was less accessible. Rideshare helps homeless veterans get to job interviews and find housing opportunities by connecting veterans with services like Uber and Lyft.