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Uber CEO: Half of All Rides in SF Are for Its Carpool Service

During Uber’s fifth anniversary celebration, CEO Travis Kalanick released new data on its carpool product, UberPool. Turns out half of all Uber rides in San Francisco are for UberPool, beating out UberX, UberBlack, UberSUV and the other Uber offerings, according to Kalanick. (That tees up with what drivers have told me.) UberPool has become significantly popular in San Francisco in a short amount of time. Started last August, the service allows passengers heading the same direction to share a ride and cut the cost. Uber says that since then, millions of UberPool rides have been taken.

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