The complexity of personal schedules and trips is such that future rideshare participants are unlikely to rely exclusively on a single mode, ridesharing or otherwise. As such, the provision of integrated, real-time, multi-modal information allows participants to make informed travel choices. The integration of transit information with rideshare opportunities would be particularly appropriate, as these two modes tend to complement one another in existing successful rideshare arrangements (such as the ‘casual carpools’ in the San Francisco-area, and the ‘slug-lines’ in the Washington, DC-area).

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