From Driverless Transportation Pods to Bus-Tracking Apps

By: Laura McQuarrie - May 27, 2016
The most innovative May 2016 commuting ideas cover a range of ways to get around, including autonomous public vehicles and improved e-bike designs.

A high demand for ridesharing services is giving way for new businesses to be created. For instance, HyreCar works as a car rental service that's specifically tailored to those who want to become a driver through platforms like Lyft or Uber, but find themselves without a car. Major automakers are now getting involved in public ridesharing programs as well. Recently, BMW unveiled its ReachNow program, which is a convenient and flexible service for drivers.

Transportation terminals are also becoming more advanced, featuring interactive advertisements, special promotions for commuters and connected high-tech hubs that help people make the most of their time while waiting for public transit.