UrbanHitchhiker. com Breaks Down Barriers To Carpooling
UrbanHitchhiker. com has added a users ratings feature to their carpool matching service.
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 16, 2005
UrbanHitchhiker. com has added a new feature to their innovative carpool matching service - ratings. Now users can rate and leave comments about each other once they have shared a ride together. "We started this site to help reduce the barriers to ridesharing by making it more convenient and protecting people's personal information. This new feature is one more tool people can use to decide if they want to carpool with some one," said Stephen Watters, co-founder of the site.
UrbanHitchhiker. com, launched in October 2005, is a carpool matching service that uses mapping technology to help users search for and post rides. The use of maps allows users to easily and quickly find others in their area with similar travel plans. Detailed addresses are not displayed and registered users can contact each other through the site without divulging their contact information to arrange compensation and neutral meeting points.
Carpooling is an effective way to alleviate high gas costs, traffic and air pollution, but it can be difficult to find people that make similar trips, and it's not a good idea to pick up total strangers. UrbanHitchhiker. com helps people overcome these obstacles by making it easy to search for other users and providing a forum for potential carpoolers to build trust.
Through our unique interface and protection of personal information, UrbanHitchhiker. com strives to provide a service that will make carpooling a comfortable and money - saving form of transportation.
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