Megan Morrone and Jason Howell discuss whether or not Google can convince us to carpool. Waze has been testing its carpool service in the Bay Area and Tel Aviv for a while now, and the company is ready to expand beyond those markets according to the Wall Street Journal. Sometime in the next few months, Waze Rider is expected to launch in several cities throughout the US. Waze Rider offers competitive rates when compared to services like Uber, primarily because the cost to riders is essentially a reimbursement for the mileage. In the future, Google could start charging riders more to use the service.
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