Car Sharing

Ben Adler considers the availability of car-sharing and cab services in maintaining a car-free population.
Mar 29, 2014   Grist
In Washington D.C., and cities across the U.S., many planners believe the decline in driving and auto ownership presages a major reshaping of urban land use. As the demand for parking spaces wanes, how will our streets and blocks change?
Sep 19, 2013   The Washington Post
Electric Bike Share! The new program is set to launch in famously hilly San Francisco and across the bay in Berkeley next spring. Unlike the region's bike share which just launched August 29, it will be administered by the non-profit City Car Share.
Sep 3, 2013   The Daily Californian
Stephanie Steinberg and Bill Vlasic survey the growing universe of car-sharing services. From big corporations to non-profits, the high demand for car sharing in urban areas allows a variety of alternatives to "coexist comfortably."
Jan 28, 2013   The New York Times
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
Jan 14, 2013   By Scott Le Vine
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