Car Sharing

Ben Adler considers the availability of car-sharing and cab services in maintaining a car-free population.
Mar 29, 2014   Grist
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
Colleges around the U.S. are implementing car sharing services to help reduce the need for private car among their students and faculty.
Oct 5, 2010   The Seattle Times
Spride Share is betting that Californians will, and a new bill signed into law by Gov. Schwarzenegger sorts out the insurance issues if they do so.
Oct 1, 2010   Fast Company
By expanding its car-sharing requirements on new non-residential buildings, the city of San Francisco is looking to make car-sharing more viable and accessible in the transit-friendly city.
Aug 19, 2010   San Francisco Chronicle
Hoboken, New Jersey has instituted a new car sharing service -- one run by a rental car company that pays the city for the right to operate.
Jul 19, 2010   The New York Times
Does your car sit unused for long periods of time? A proposed law in California would allow you and your car to be part of a unique car-sharing system.
Apr 30, 2010   Streetsblog San Francisco
Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe has announced a plan to initiate a citywide car-sharing system, building on the success of the city's popular bike sharing program.
Aug 13, 2009   Der Spiegel
America's so-called “love affair” with the automobile, although cliché, provides a vivid description of how attached we really are to driving.  Public policy, and the historically overwhelming effect of auto industry lobbying, is only partly to blame for the endemic traffic jams and smog of the twentieth century.  Bruce Schaller, a transportation consultant hired by New York City advocacy group Transportation Alternatives, recently demonstrated that urbanites with multiple transportation options still choose to commute by car for rational reasons of privacy, convenience, and speed.  A chart o Opinion
Jun 29, 2009   By Ian Sacs