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    The Jitney Case Solution

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    helpful to first look into the past. In terms of the evolution of travel through smartphones, the best period to examine is the brief but overwhelming reign of the Jitney. At the time, people in largely populated cities did not need to travel long distances by railroad, but rather sought a transportation system that was similar to that of a streetcar. Since most taxi services at the time were the only real method of transportation besides privately owned vehicles which most could not afford, a sizeable percentage of citizens were trapped by the monopolistic taxi companies. In the first half of the 1900s, the world was gifted with an entirely new way to travel. The introduction of the Jitney bus in 1915 provided a new and unique way to carpool with faster response and greater comfort, and resulted in a rapid influx of customers, ranging from the nearly homeless to the upper class (Chambliss). Advertised with the slogan, “Take You Anywhere and Stop at Any Corner”, the Jitney had commuters hopping on each and every day. At the time, the term “Jitney” was a common nickname for a nickel. As the nickname entails, most drivers would only charge a single nickel for a ride, as long as it was within reason (Hodges). However, as the popularity and earnings of the Jitney continued to rise, the opposite was true for the regulated and long-practiced taxi cab companies. As taxi companies’ earnings decreased, it was clear that one of them had to go. Within five years of the first Jitney,…

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    Honor Society

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    Buses also require a special license in order to drive it. All of that may sound serious, but here’s the weakness; Our school already increases one grade every year, which eventually leads to a more crowded car pool in the morning. If a bus can take a regular route, the amount of people who have to pick up students will decrease a bit, which will improve the situation in carpool. Also, more and more people in our school are about to start driving, so the parking lot also has to make room for…

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    The last thing I imagined happening on a Friday night was losing my life. On February 13th, the word friendship lost value to me as I witnessed the horror of reality. Accompanied with me was my younger brother, Jesse. Together we planned on having a fun Friday night by going to the mall with my friends. As a last minute addition we decided to carpool. Carpooling is what we did being young we had no license or cars. Except two people: Kevin and Medina. Between the two the decision was simple:…

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    Lyft Car Essay

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    Background The sharing economy has upended the operating model of many industries leaving many companies struggling to adjust to the changes. Car manufacturers have remained unaffected, but many now feel that this reprieve may be temporary. The sharing economy’s origins can be traced back to the start of EBay in 1995 . EBay provided users an international platform to sell their personal items. For the first time, any seller could connect to a buyer regardless of geographic location. However, it…

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    Hrm/531 Week 3

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    Due to the negative impact our company has made to the local traffic, I have thoroughly analyzed our workforce's transportation methods and provided potential solutions. I've conducted an employee survey discussing employee carpool habits, public transportation, and telecommunication. Employee Carpool Habits In the following chart, I recorded how many employees carpool and divided the responses into four categories : Every day , Certain days , Randomly , Never . As shown in Figure 1, out of…

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    really did to her was bring out a feeling of change and meaning as shown towards the end when she holds hands with everyone at the carpool, although they are in a corner with many people surrounding them they all unify and together they show support for one another not giving in and leaving the car pool. This example from the movie is able to show how Odessa who in…

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    Carpooling Case Study

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    with low charge. Sometimes, poor people will be able to make car trips without becoming car owners. This is the good impact to their communities. Carpooling can save the environment around people because the communities in rural areas use a lack of cars. Conveniently, social is a platform have made it possible to car share pretty much anywhere you need to go. There are websites and apps aimed use at connecting people who are willing to carpool to work especially in rural areas, travel to various…

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    enthusiasm and motivation in those present, which in turn continued to fuel their movement. The Montgomery Bus Boycott continued to be successful, as 42,000 African Americans had not ridden the bus since the start of the boycott. Instead, boycotters sought alternate transportation through taxi services. On December 6, police began to harass, intimidate, and arrest African American taxi drivers who were helping boycotters get around. This led to the need for yet another form of transportation. A…

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    To do this they can set up a carpooling system for the business owners. This system could be set up by who lives in what neighborhood as well as where their businesses are located. Those who live close together and work close together will participate in a carpool with the others. With residents in the community participating in a carpooling system they will be able to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by each resident driving to and from work every day. This will also provide the…

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    Olivia Reuter Case Study

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    Olivia Reuter and I are both in your EDU 203-02 class and we are hoping to work with you to figure out a solution to our scheduling dilemma. I am speaking on behalf of both Liv and myself because I will be leading the carpool for our fieldwork this semester. Due to the carpool situation, on campus job and class schedules, alongside the distance between campus and DMS, Liv and I have found ourselves unable to come up with an efficient way to complete our 18 hours with the options at hand.…

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