Alphabet’s Google has been quietly expanding a Waze ridesharing pilot program to more people. As of Thursday, it’s available to any interested Waze users in the San Francisco area.
Unlike typical ridesharing services, Waze really is ridesharing: it lets people already driving somewhere connect with passengers and pick up some extra cash while doing it. It maxes out at 54 cents per mile and still seems to be limited to 2 rides per day, though.
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