Opinions from Sweden

A recent poll shows that most of the users like their ride-sharing tool. The survey was conducted after six months of usage among users in five Swedish villages.

Helhetsintryck

 

 

 

 

 

Ditt helhetsintryck av systemet? = Your over all impression of the system?
väldigt positivt = very positive
positivt = positive
neutralt = neutral
väldigt negativt = very negative
vet ej = don’t know

Competition on sustainability

As previously reported, our partner de DROM presented the project and their local initiative on the National Sustainability Conference in Germany a couple of weeks ago.

German competitionDeriving from that, de Drom is now taking part of „Werkstatt N“, which is a competition of ideas on sustainability. Chosen projects will have a chance to promote their ideas to a wider public.

System used in Kröpelin

The third system to be introduced is the one used in Kröpelin;

  1. New users register on the site.System Kröpelin
  2. The new user gets a confirmation mail for activation of the account.
  3. Once a user is registered, he or she can either offer a ride as a driver or search for a suitable ride as a passenger.
  4. To book a trip you simply choose the one you are interested in and send a request. If you have ride-shared with a particular person before, his or her contact details will be visible. If not, an alias is shown and you don’t get the details until the other party has accepted your request.
  5. The person that registered the trip can either accept or decline the passenger.
  6. The passenger gets a confirmation (or a reject) of the ride along with information like cellphone number to the driver, the car´s register number etc.
  7. The system calculates a fare for the ride that the passenger is to pay to the driver.

The system is developed by our partner de DROM and more information can be found on the system´s website wir-fahren-zusammen.de

System used in Bützow

The second system to be introduced is the system used in Bützow;

  1. New users register on the site.System Bützow
  2. Once a user is registered, he or she can either offer a ride as a driver or search for a suitable ride as a passenger.
  3. To book a trip you simply choose the one you are interested in and send a request.
  4. The person that registered the trip gets a text message and/or an e-mail and can either accept or decline the passenger.
  5. The passenger gets a confirmation (or a reject) of the ride along with information like cellphone number to the driver, the car´s register number etc.
  6. The system suggests a fare for the ride that the participants can either accept as is or negotiate.
  7. One special feature of the system is that it is possible to set up trust networks and groups. It is then possible to either address all users or just those in your own trust network or group when making a ride-sharing request.

For more information, please refer to the system provider at flinc.org

System used in Tingsryd

There are three different systems used by the partners in the project.

To begin with, we introduce the system used in Tingsryd (Urshult and Älmeboda/Linneryd);

  1. New users register on the site.System Tingsryd
  2. A local administrator checks the new user to make sure it is a known person. The system focuses on security and target a so called safety zone, an area where people know one another and trust each other, so this is a key function.
  3. Once a user is approved, he or she can either offer a ride as a driver or search for a suitable ride as a passenger. Trips are registered along pre-set routes and you can easily see all trips for a certain route on a particular date, both buses and car rides.
  4. To book a trip you simply choose the one you are interested in and send a request. Buses are not bookable thru the system and are only there for information purposes.
  5. The person that registered the trip gets a text message and/or an e-mail and can either accept or decline the passenger.
  6. The passenger gets a confirmation (or a reject) of the ride along with information like cellphone number to the driver, the car´s register number etc.
  7. No payment is carried out at the time of the ride. The trip and it´s participants are registered in the system and every three months the users get either a bill or a payout, depending on if they have mainly been passengers or drivers during that period.
  8. One special feature of the system, apart from the idea of a security zone, is that also minors can register and use the system safely. The accounts of small children are handled by their parents and for older children the parents can choose to be notified once their child books a ride. Parents authorize the registration of their child as a user of the system by signing a registration form handled by the local administrators.

For more information, please refer to the system provider at www.mobilsamakning.se