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The SXSW Transportation Wars Are On, As Uber And SideCar Launch Free Ride Sharing In Austin

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http://techcrunch.com – It looks like transportation around Austin during SXSW might not be as painful as it has been in years past. Increased competition in the ride-share market means that getting around will be a whole lot easier, as conference goers won’t have to sit around and wait for a taxi. Not just that, but transportation could be free, as both Uber and SideCar have committed to offering free rides over the next week or so. Last week, SideCar announced that it would have ride sharing available during SXSW, as the company seeks to make Austin one of its first expansion markets. For its launch, the comp (IT news)