For decades, people have looked for ways to maximise personal transportation efficiency, especially for the regular commute between home and work. Particularly in times of economic difficulties, the primary aim is generally to reduce costs by sharing them. However, an important priority for travellers by car is also to find a substitute for inadequate public transport.

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This article draws its inspiration from the paper Optimization for dynamic ride-sharing: A review which was written by Niels Agatz, Alan Erera, Martin Savelsbergh, and Xing Wang. The paper has been published in the European Journal of Operational Research 223 (2012) 295–303. http:// ( RePub ).
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Agatz, N.A.H. (2013). Optimisation for dynamic ride-sharing. RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge, 15(3), 13–15. Retrieved from