30 Jun '13, 8pm

Stranded by BART Strikes? Not if You Own a Smartphone | @TMW_Community Test & Measurement

Stranded by BART Strikes? Not if You Own a Smartphone | @TMW_Community Test & Measurement

SAN FRANCISCO , June 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Striking transit unions in the San Francisco Bay Area look likely to ground the BART rail fleet starting at midnight tonight. With the nation's 5th busiest rail transit system out of action, highway networks will also be grinding to a halt due to the resulting increased traffic. For the first time, people stranded by a public transit strike are able to use smartphone technology to find an alternative way to travel to work. Avego enables people to instantly find nearby commuters, share the cost of the journey and gain access to HOV lanes, and has been funded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for real-time ridesharing projects in the Bay Area, Santa Barbara , Austin (TX) and Washington, DC . Avego already has a strong base of daily users in the Bay Area with thousands of spare car seats available. Due to the strike, th...

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