Official Blog for Poparide

Mayor Heintzman, there is a simpler solution than transit on the Sea-to-Sky Highway

This is an open letter to Mayor Patricia Heintzman of Squamish, in response to the article entitled “Squamish, B.C., a magnet for newcomers, StatsCan report finds” and published on February 16, 2018 by the CBC. Dear Mayor Heintzman, My name is Flo Devellennes and I run a community-driven carpooling app called Poparide that has been operating on the Sea-to-Sky …

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Poparide, the Canadian “Airbnb” for ridesharing, launches in Québec

Québec City, September 21, 2017 — The largest intercity rideshare platform in Western Canada launches in Québec and signs up over 5,000 members in its first month of operation thanks to its Québec partners. Amongst sharing economy success stories, we all know of Airbnb and Uber, that provide convenient travel solutions for millions of people around the …

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Press Release: Poparide Expands its 50,000 Members Platform to Kingston

Western Canada’s largest city-to-city rideshare platform opens an office in Kingston to provide affordable transport for locals and students on the 401 highway between Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa and Montréal. Kingston, ON: Poparide today announced it has opened an office in Kingston at The Sanctuary coworking space to support its expansion in Ontario. The platform launched in Vancouver, …

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From 2 to 50,000 members

Last Friday we threw a party at our office in Vancouver to celebrate Poparide reaching 50,000 members. We had friends, members, partners and investors show up and we had a blast! As I was looking at the people in the room, I realized how unlikely it would be for them to meet under normal circumstances. Our …

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Press Release: Poparide expands between the Bow Valley and Calgary

Peer-to-peer Ridesharing Platform Poparide Expands Between the Bow Valley and Calgary Canmore, AB: Poparide, Western Canada’s largest intercity ridesharing platform, announces it is expanding its service between the Bow Valley and Calgary. Poparide boasts 45,000 registered users who have shared over 2,000,000 km since the service launched in December 2014. Poparide lets drivers offer empty seats …

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