Faster Forward: Connecting NYC’s informal network of “dollar vans”

Dollaride is a graduate of the Future Labs at NYU Tandon.

An estimated 600,000 New Yorkers live in a transit desert, effectively cut off from the city center. In response, these predominantly low-income neighborhoods created their own ad hoc solution – an informal network of “dollar vans” helping to bridge the transport gap for underserved areas. … [DollarRide’s] founder, Su Sanni, appeared on a “tech talk” panel presented by sponsored by the NYU Tandon School of Engineering at the 2019 New York International Auto Show.