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Web Buzz: Tripda, a ride-sharing app for the long haul

Here's a budget ride-sharing app that connects drivers and passengers for long-distance travel. Name: Tripda Available: iOS, Google Play Cost: Free What it does: Connects passengers and drivers to share rides and expenses in 13 countries, including the U.S., Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, Philippines, Uruguay and more. What's hot: If you are a fan of the sharing economy (you use AirBnB, Lyft, etc.), you can add this one to your list. I found rides from Boston to New York ($43), Los Angeles to San Francisco ($80) and Los Angeles to Santa Barbara ($19). Women drivers and passengers who are concerned about safety can select a "Ladies only" option. I...