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Commuting A Drag? Enliven The Ride With TransitChatter
Apr17

Commuting A Drag? Enliven The Ride With TransitChatter

I don’t hold anything against all the people on their way to work listening to music through their headphones, content in their private worlds. I’ve been there many times myself, happy to tune out and enjoy a last few minutes undisturbed. Still, I’ve often thought that it’s a little sad that everyone is…

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Travalert.com – Mobile Alerts For Commuters

There is nothing more aggravating than missing your bus stop because you have fallen asleep. It makes no difference where it was you were headed to (although it is all particularly terrible if you fell asleep when going to work), such a situation is sure to get your whole day to a bad start. Well, someone has devised an application to prevent that from happening any more. It is named Travalert, and you are reading about it now....

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TrafficAmigo.com – Accident Reports On Your Phone

Traffic Amigo is a new web service that can let any commuter know about accidents which could delay him on his way to work. This is done via SMS – all that the person has to do is specify the city he is in, and the time of day he wants to receive traffic alerts. A daily text message will then be sent, at the time he has selected. Signing up for Traffic Amigo is done by supplying the phone number that the messages will be sent...

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Ridaroo.com – Carpooling With Coworkers & Classmates

We can define Ridaroo is a web-based application that allows University students and employees to form (and manage) carpools with their classmates and coworkers. Such a thing is done privately within each University or organization, and separate instances ensure the safety of the students and coworkers in question. Those who sign up for this service become findable by the relevant people only (IE, someone on the opposite end of the...

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RideShark.com – A Practical Ride Matching System

Ride Shark is a matching service for commuters. It will let them find buddies for making the journey to and from work more enjoyable, and also more economic. Five different ride matching services are provided in total: “Carpooling”, “Vanpooling”, “Bike Buddy”, “Walking Buddy” and “Transit Buddy”. The matching process itself is as easy as specifying where it is you are and the point you have to get to for the application to come up...

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