If you are taking an Uber Pool, there is a strong chance your carmate will be named this

Do we remember a time before Uber? Well apparently there was one but we’ve blocked it out cause we were so tired from walking. Uber Pool, the shared Uber ride, is actually celebrating its 5-year anniversary this week and is sharing some interesting data it has collected.

Guess there are times of the day and days of the week when you are more willing to hop in a car with strangers than others.

  • Time of day – 6:00 pm
  • Day of the week – Friday
  • Day of 2018 – St. Patrick’s Day (Saturday, March 16th)

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Pool shark

So who are you sharing your Uber Pool with? Probably someone named Michael it seems. According to the data, the most popular Uber Pool pairs are

  • David + Michael
  • Alex + Michael
  • Emily + Sarah

How Uber Pool helps the environment

And now for some relevant information, Uber Pools actually do significantly help reduce one’s global footprint. The study found that 9 million gallons of gasoline were saved globally and 80 million Kg Co2 emissions were also avoided.