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Uber's CEO Wants to Fix Your Commute

  • Says regulators should encourage individuals to share rides
  • Met with European Commission amid UberPool bans in the region
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Inside Uber CEO's Vision of European City Mobility

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Amid resistance from European lawmakers, Uber Technologies Inc. founder Travis Kalanick called on local regulators to promote the financial incentives car owners could benefit from if they were to pick up a neighbor and share their ride to work.

"We can turn every car into a shared car -- the next frontier is the Uber commute," CEO Kalanick said Monday at a conference in Brussels. "Is there a way that someone could pick up a neighbor on the way to work? We have the technology for it, but there are also regulatory frameworks we have to work with. Why can’t these folks get a little more incentive?"