For many, Uber is a way for car owners to make some extra money on the side. The company is testing a new feature to make that even easier for drivers.

Uber announced it is piloting a feature in the Bay Area that lets drivers input their destinations to be matched with passengers traveling the same direction. Twice a day, drivers can input a destination and the app locates passengers headed in the same general direction.

The most obvious use for this sort of feature would be while driving to and from home, but Uber suggested a few other scenarios, like while running errands Read more…

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