A team of N.C. State graduates have created a rideshare app that helps students travel around campus and surrounding areas safely.
July 15, 2015 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
RALEIGH, N.C. Campus Cruizer is excited to announce the relaunch of the updated 2.1 version of its mobile rideshare app that helps students travel around campus and surrounding areas safely. NCSU summer students will be able to connect with a driver (aka: cruizer) via their iPhone or Android phones starting July 24, 2015.
“We created this service to help students get across campus late at night and avoid major safety issues, such as drinking and driving,” Co-Founder, Arjun Aravindan said.
The earliest versions of Campus Cruizer’s app were launched in April 2014 to the delight of the student population at NCSU, who served as the pilot test group (an easy choice as all of the founders were fellow students as well).
Campus Cruizer was an instant hit that rapidly grew to 900 registered users who came to depend on 35 dedicated cruizers for a sober lift to their next destination, whether around campus or surrounding areas.
The updated 2.1 version of the Campus Cruizer app will include the same features that riders came to love:
“Using CampusCruizer is cheaper than cabs, where the drivers make some money, and people can get to campus safely,” Aravindan said. “Essentially it’s a service for students by students.”
As the app nears readiness for national expansion, improved features will include:
The Campus Cruizer app is a great deal for riders who need safe, affordable transportation, for student drivers who can earn over a $100 a shift, and for friends and family who can take comfort in the idea that these for-students, by-students safe ride services are available. For information and updates, visit: www.campuscruizer.com on Facebook , or Twitter.