Taxi Sharing by Carpling: the new and advanced smartphone application

Hi there,

we wrote this post to introduce you here the most advanced Cab-sharing application that has been developed for the Internet and smart-phones, since it is not limited to only search for travel companions whose origin and destination matches yours, but also studies your entire route and the other potential traveler’s routes. Here we summarize its main features:

– shows who you can pick up or leave along the way, or whoever can pick you up or leave you along theirs.

– takes into account times of departure and arrival to introduce only people that suit you.

– tells you what percentage of the route matches.

– calculates the part of the total cost of the trip each must pay.

No need to come home by subway or bus from the airport, railway station, or after an afternoon or evening out. Share a taxi and pay only a little more than if you were travelling by public transport.

Happy Carpling!

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Share a taxi at the airport is easier with Carpling.com

Have you ever needed to share a taxi at an airport?

May be delays and cancellations have forced you to return to the city centre with no other means of transportation but an expensive taxi ride. Share one would be a good choice if you could find somebody going in the same direction.

Perhaps you have hit a long queue at a taxi rank after your commute flight on a Monday morning, and while waiting your turn, you could realize that most taxis were leaving with just one person.

If you could share a taxi with three or four people, the wait would be reduced by the same proportion, would save you money in travel expenses and perhaps even could do a business transaction or simply meet interesting people.

Someone with a suitcase of clothes for a week, and wearing an executive looking suit should not cause you many problems in a taxi.

Why are all these people not better organized in these taxis to optimize resources?. There may be several reasons, but surely that is because until now no means to plan such trips were available on the internet. All websites for carpooling currently available are limited to people who travel from the same origin to the same destination. At most they let you specify some intermediate points for long routes.

How likely is it that people in the same taxi to go to exactly the same place? They are small enough not to try to find fellow taxi passengers. On the other hand, it is very likely to meet someone who you could stop along your way or who could drop you off along their way.

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You can plan you slug lines trip with Carpling.com

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Muy Interesante (Spanish Magazine) August 2011. Diamant Project.

According to Spanish magazine “Muy Interesante”, August 2011, “33 million liters is the amount of fuel drivers waste daily in traffic jams in Germany.”

As the country is seeking a solution to traffic jams, they are developing new ways of keeping drivers and authorities informed every second about road conditions so other drivers can be prevented from hitting heavy traffic. The project is called Diamant, and ensures that if 5 per 1000 vehicles could carry a device for transmitting information about the traffic, they could warn authorities who may reduce speed limits when traffic intensifies, as we know a slow but constant flow is more efficient than constantly accelerating and breaking.

Such information would include average speed, stops, acceleration and hard braking, and could alert other drivers immediately before becoming stuck in a jam. Undoubtedly, information is vital to act in the prevention of traffic jams, but the solution to such a complex problem will not come from a unique action. It will take several factors to be able to say goodbye to traffic jams.

In carpling.com we have developed the most advanced carpooling application in the world, resulting in a more exhaustive search and therefore an increase in the chances of finding travelling companions. Environmental awareness and willingness of drivers and passengers are there, however, all web sites that exist today are so basic that it is quite difficult to find people to share routes.

Go to http://www.carpling.com and check why it is the most advanced carpooling web site in the world.

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More benefits of searching for people along the whole route.

1 .- Daily commute to work.

If you live in Maidenhead, United Kingdom, and work somewhere in central London, the chances of meeting people that leave your hometown at around the same time than you and go to the same place than you are pretty slim. If you search in Carpling.com, you will not only search for people with same origin and same destination, but also for people you can drop off along your route or people who can drop you off along their way.

In a 30 miles long journey the chances someone is going in the same direction than you are pretty high. You do not need to specify at what points you want to stop, just enter your origin and destination of your route, do a search and check the results.

Carpling.com takes into account the time it takes between the time of your departure and time of collecting passengers and only presents results that may fit you. On your return trip, you might want to travel with other passengers whose schedules fit yours.

2 .- Long distance travel.

If for example you take a trip from Cadiz to Barcelona in Spain, ??you could publish your journey in Carpling.com, and check how search results may show you people you can share the trip with along the entire route. So, you could meet someone to share the route from Cadiz to Tomelloso, and pick up other people traveling from Valencia to Tarragona.

You only need to publish the source and destination of your route, change the path if the one Google © shows you is not the one you want, and then search. The complex Carpling.com search engine will consider your route and approximate time it takes between your departure and collection of potential passengers.

¿Have you seen a carpooling web site with such feature?

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