Uber announces new carpool service for NYC

Uber says it will launch its new carpool service, uberPOOL, this week in New York City. The service will allow riders to coordinate rides with other passengers to reduce fares. “People do it now, informally. But allowing them to do it formally would make a big difference, especially during shift changes and rainy days,” said Sarah Kaufman of New York University’s Rudin Center for Transportation