Is the Rideshare Market Too Saturated for Startups to Succeed?

  • Natalie Mattila
  • April 19, 2017
In the overcrowded ridesharing market, the question of whether the industry will remain open to new players has vexed startups and investors since Uber launched seven years ago. But that unanswered question has not stopped rideshare startups from trying (and many failing) to conquer the market. These days there are carpool apps for any taste: […]

Via Crowdsources Rider Feedback for New ViaExpress Program

  • Emma Sandler
  • March 27, 2017
Via is working on a new solution, dubbed ViaExpress, to get riders to their destinations quicker and with better arrival predictability. And the rideshare company is actively crowdsourcing customer feedback to help shape the new service. While Via’s bread-and-butter model has been providing shared rides for a flat rate, the company is also working behind […]

Rideshare Company Via Aims to Change Public Transit With Capital Metro Partnership

  • Emma Sandler
  • March 22, 2017
Via is slated to partner with Capital Metro in early June, bringing its public transit-facing services to Austin, Texas, Mobility Buzz has learned. The partnership is part of Via’s larger mission to change and enhance public transportation, Chris Snyder, Via’s vice president of expansion, told Mobility Buzz. While New York City-based Via is best known for providing […]

Rideshare Company Via Seeks to Build the Data ‘Rails’ for Autonomous Vehicles

  • Diana Asatryan
  • January 27, 2017
By now, everyone knows what a rideshare company does: it provides us with apps to call cars that take us places, right? Well, not only. While you’re enjoying a ride in an Uber, a Lyft, or a Via, their software collects data on your route. Whichever company gathers the most useful data will become the ultimate rideshare venture […]
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