taxisharing

Crushing the CES Albatross…INSANE TAXI LINES!

We’re back at the world’s watering hole for consumer technology innovators and junkies, with a fast getaway–smart taxisharing. Bandwagon is, simply, the most efficient and sustainable modal option for ridiculously crowded events like CES (170,000 attendees!) Log into the app or find an agent at CES taxi stands to find a taxishare going in the same direction and jump the taxi line! Save time, cash and CO2 with true ridesharing. More details here

Bandwagon Partners w/JetBlue to Bring Taxisharing to JFK

Yes…Skip Those Taxi Lines During the Holiday Hustle

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We are thrilled to announce a new partnership between Bandwagon and JetBlue at JFK, just in time for the holiday rush!  Now, travelers can share taxis, jump the long lines, save up to 40% on the fare, and reduce your carbon footprint from both LGA and JFK (T4 & T5).

For every 10 matches made at JFK Terminal 5 with the Bandwagon app, JFK will offset one metric ton of C02 with Carbonfund, a non-profit that provides certified, permanent, and audited greenhouse emissions offsets. Bandwagon’s taxisharing service will also be available at Terminal 4. 

Bandwagon’s app partners local travelers in taxi queues who are going the same way, enabling them to bypass wait lines, join a taxishare priority line and share the fare. Bandwagon facilitates seamless fare splitting via cash, credit card and PayPal. Click here for more details.

Cut CO2 w/Taxisharing!

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Since May, Bandwagon riders have saved 8,170 pounds of CO2 by taxisharing from LaGuardia Airport. And every match saves about 8.5 gallons of fuel.

We’re doing our part behind the scenes also: Bandwagon’s proposal for a citywide taxishare pilot is now in the hands of Mayor de Blasio’s office, the NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission, Manhattan Borough President Gail Brewer, and major stakeholders in the taxi industry. We want to make it easier to share taxis throughout New York City—during rush hour, shift change, from MSG or Central Park during the next papal visit? The possibilities for taxisharing abound.

Meanwhile, Bandwagon users are continuing to draw the attention of the media, who have called the service a valuable addition to the taxi ecosystem, and one that supports licensed drivers. Here’s CNN’s Samuel Burke’s recent visit to LaGuardia, and Fortune Live, where our CEO David Mahfouda and our friend Daniel Ramot of Via discussed behavior change to reduce congestion.