KirjoittajatJuho Kostiainen / VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, Toni Lusikka / VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland LtdJulkaistu (pvm)
A carpooling application by Blox Car was piloted in the City of Espoo from Sept 2018 to Jan 2019. This paper presents pilot and survey results for the pilot and experiences of the process. The results find major events and regularly scheduled trips to be the most potential use cases. The biggest barriers for participation include lack of supply (drivers) and demand (riders) as well as the need to commit to pre-determined schedules or those of others. Main challenges for success related to exclusion of financial transactions (i.e.