Carpooling apps cut commuting costs

An article published earlier this month on the Cartech blog details ways that smartphone applications can facilitate ridesharing. “Now that hybrid vehicles lost their single-occupancy privileges in California carpool lanes, ride sharing could start to sound a lot more appealing to commuters. To make it easier to fill empty seats and get back into HOV lanes, commuters can download free mobile apps that help match drivers with riders.” Read the full article here.