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Uber green lights ‘digital slugging’ in DC

WASHINGTON — Ride-sharing giant Uber is unveiling a new carpooling option for local commuters in the coming weeks.

Uber announced late last week that it is testing a new feature called Uber Commute that will attempt to match suburban drivers with similar routes in what the company likens to digital slug lines; a virtual queue within the company’s app instead of a physical queue along a curb. 213 more words


Bike Commuting: YOU CAN DO IT!

There were a lot of “don’ts” I told myself about bike commuting to work:

  • I don’t have the “right” bike
  • I don’t have the “right” gear…
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What to do with rubbish

I learned two new things today. Firstly, starting a blog is a good way of not expressing my frustration whilst travelling.  Secondly, the centimetre between the seats and side of the train are apparently where your empty croissant bag must be squeezed into.  118 more words


Is there a safer colour ... 🤔

Since my high-speed crash, I have been thinking a lot about cycling safety – the confidence fostered by dedicated bike paths, separated bike lanes, traffic-calmed streets, and, the increased visibility of florescent, reflective clothing popular these days. 171 more words



Not blogged for a while as been on medical leave. Returned last Thursday to a train delayed on route (claim went in and got accepted), was 30 mins late for work, no trains on Saturday (need to claim) and this morning another fag smoking c**t in the entrance to the station and one at the bottom of the path. 22 more words


Art meets transportation

Using public transportation to get school, work and everything in between is often time consuming, especially if you are commuting a long distance. Many commuters bring a book, newspaper, or tablet to occupy time during their commute, however, I’m sure we’ve all experienced that one time when we forgot our headphones or our most recent reading materials. 435 more words


Total Women's Cycling Review: FWE Coldharbour Winter Jacket and Gloves

Back in January as I set out in my new life and picking up a cycling commute was the perfect time to start testing winter gear from FWE. 182 more words