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TaxiShareChicago.comOffering a carpooling service for taxis in the city of Chicago, this is a free application that users of Android devices can proceed to download straightaway. In true carpooling fashion, it will let them share their taxi rides with people who are going in their same direction, and split the fare.


The app is really easy to use – not that something like this could be overly-complicated, really. All the person has to do is to tell the app where he is going and when he is leaving for it to create a route that will be shown to other users of Taxi Share Chicago. Destinations are highlighted using a color code that makes it easy for people to know who are going their way. With that information in full sight, it is all a mere matter of tapping on the name of the relevant person, and sending him/her a message to arrange everything.

And a very nice feature is that the app can turn your mobile into a flashing color-coded signal that will let you recognize one another in the street. In Their Own Words

TAXI SHARE CHICAGO (TM) is a new smart phone app for Android (TM) that allows people to quickly and easily share a Taxi to general destinations throughout the city and to the major airports.

Why It Might Be A Killer

It is a greatly-convenient way not just to split the fare but also of getting a cab when they seem to be in short supply.

Some Questions About

Will we see equivalent apps for other American cities?

Author : Roger Hollings

Born and bred in Maine, Roger is one of the longest-standing writers for A translator by trade, he is passionate about art in all its forms. He enjoys both classic and contemporary literature, nature photography and music from both sides of the Atlantic. Fascinated by technology from an early age, he has always explored the ways in which computers let people articulate their thoughts and communicate better with the world at large.

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