The news that Avis is buying Zipcar is cause for alarm to some – won’t a plodding conglomerate simply smother the innovation and creativity that brought carsharing from promising co Opinion
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Lauded by transit advocates, and garnering attention from cities across America, an experimental car-sharing program in Hoboken has proven effective in dissuading private car use. If only the city's residents were as happy with its success.
Sep 7, 2012 The New York Times
A new study by the RAND corporation highlights the various benefits of expanding car-sharing nationwide. It turns out, however, that significantly reducing carbon emissions isn't one of them, writes Brad Plumer.
May 29, 2012 The Washington Post
Writing in Time, Anita Hamilton examines the rise of peer-to-peer car sharing networks, and why, exactly, the world's largest car company would support such a system.
Feb 13, 2012 Time
San Francisco will launch a pioneering electric bike share program this year, with the hope that pricing will help nudge consumers towards more efficient decisions, writes Sarah Laskow.
Feb 11, 2012 Good
A startup is proposing a new way to incentivize alternative transportation choices by giving people the option each day to choose between cars, bikes and transit.
Nov 4, 2011 Fast Company
Zipcar is a car sharing service based in Cambridge, Mass. The program allows you access to a car for either several hours or the whole day. Illinois contracted with the company giving its state employees access to nearly 500 vehicles.
Oct 26, 2011 Chicago Tribune
Combine ZipCar-style checkout with the flexibility of bike sharing and you get Autolib', Paris' new car sharing system.
Oct 6, 2011 the transport politic
Sunny Freeman of The Canadian Press takes to the streets to talk to bicyclists about their choice of conveyance. She says a gas price spike during the summer of 2008 pushed many Canadians onto two wheels.
Aug 14, 2011 Canadian Business
<em>Streetfilms</em> takes a look at the growing trend of car sharing as part of its series on cities moving beyond the automobile.
Mar 5, 2011 Streetfilms