Emily Chang, anchor of Bloomberg West, interviewed Carma’s Director of America’s Paul Steinberg during the middle of a Bay Area transit strike. Bloomberg TV described the scene as Carmageddon as hundreds of thousands of daily commuters had to find alternatives to work or stay home.
Charles “Karel” Bouley isn’t afraid to say what’s on his mind. Karel is an entertainer, doing sold out live stage shows, television, film and, and a radio talk show seven days a week. His interview with Paul Steinberg September 21, 2014 at 8pm PST highlights the differences between legal ridesharing and Transportation Network Companies and the vast price difference for commuters heading over the Bay Bridge.
Mark Jones of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC 511.org) covers the real-time ridesharing Carma project in the San Francisco East Bay. Funded by the Federal Government, MTC awarded Sonoma, Marin and Contra Costa counties a Climate Mitigation Grant (CMAQ) to expand casual carpooling into the suburbs. This is a behind the scenes look at the program through the eyes of two commuters that use Carma to commute from Walnut Creek into Bishop Ranch employment center in San Ramon, CA.