Carpool creation site open for business

The Group Carpool Web tool makes it easy to sign up as a passenger or volunteer to drive.

Launching with an ethos of “Keep it simple,” the Group Carpool site is designed around the idea of making it easy for large groups of people to organize drivers and passengers.

James McBryan, programmer of Group Carpool, says he grew frustrated with using Google spreadsheets to match up drivers and passengers for backpacking trips. He set up this new Web application to provide a means of arranging transportation for specific events.

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To create a carpool, you don’t need to register for an account or log in with Facebook. It merely takes clicking the “Create a carpool” link on the app’s home page, after which you will be asked to name the trip and enter your e-mail address.

The site presents you with a custom link for your trip, the o… [Read more]

    




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