Beginning June 6, users of the Waze Carpool app will be able to find rides from Waze drivers already going their way — and vice versa — throughout the state, expanding on a service only available to date in the San Francisco Bay Area.
“Carpooling takes density and doing it on a limited capacity, you can only learn so much,” Josh Fried, head of Waze Carpool, told Reuters. “We wanted to expand to a Waze hub. It’s our first attempt to see if we can go big into a region.”
Riders who accompany drivers on their routes share their gasoline expense, calculated at no greater than the federal mileage rate of $.54 per mile.
Waze currently takes no cut of the transaction but […]