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Share rides, split costs with strangers on Uber, Lyft and Bandwagon
Share rides, split costs with strangers on Uber, Lyft and Bandwagon

Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft earlier in August rolled out app features that match up people going to the same destinations who want to split the cost of a ride. Now Bandwagon has joined with taxi-hailing app Hailo to do the same for cabs and licensed car services. Fare-splitting with friends in the ride-sharing app world isn't new, but matching up total strangers who pay their share is. Brooklyn-based Bandwagon already allowed travelers to locate others going to the same place, even creating "priority zones" for its users in places with long wait lines for cabs or car services. But the Bandwagon group could then call Uber, Lyft, a cab, whatever to get to their...

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