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As of October 24, 2019, you can find all of our news, updates, and stories on Waypoint, our new Waymo blog. We will no longer be posting here on Medium, but don’t worry, all previous posts will be available on our new site and will remain accessible here. So come along, buckle up, and join us on our new blog as we drive towards a new way forward in mobility.


Editor’s Note: In this next “Why I Ride with Waymo” post we catch up with Jean. Although she often rides with Waymo with her husband, Bob, Waymo offers them different benefits. For example, Bob likes how Waymo One allows them to be a one car household, while Jean prefers the predictably of Waymo One, especially if she’s riding alone.

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Tell us a little about yourself!

Hello, I’m Jean and I’m a part-time movie host at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Tempe, Arizona.

Why do you like riding with Waymo One?

I appreciate the predictability of Waymo One, especially if I’m using it alone. I always know what vehicle to look for; I don’t recognize car makes and models very well, so it’s helpful that all Waymo cars are the same. I know exactly where it will pick me up and that it knows the route and won’t stare at its phone instead of the road throughout the ride. Lastly, if it picks me up at home, I don’t have to worry that it knows where I live and that I won’t be home for a few hours. …


Editor’s Note: In the next “Why I Ride with Waymo” posts, we catch up with Bob and Jean. While they often use Waymo One together, the service offers them unique benefits. First, we will hear from Bob who shares how Waymo One allows them to be a one car household.

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Tell us a little about yourself!

Hi there! I’m Bob from Tempe, Arizona, and I do data analytics for an insurance company.

What do you primarily use Waymo One for?

Waymo One allows my partner and I to be a one-car household and gives us options when we need to be in separate places. Additionally, as someone who does a lot of commuting by bike, I’m relieved when I’m riding near a Waymo because I don’t have to worry that it’s texting, drunk, or eating food. …

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