Car2Go

Car2Go

Car2Go Pulls Out of Five North American Cities

As the company plans to cease operations in a number of markets, carsharing’s future in the rapidly shifting world of mobility is unclear.

October 9, 2019 - Smart Cities Dive

Car2Go

Point-to-Point Car Share Enters Chicago Market

Mode-share enthusiasts excited to get new car share option in the city, though some question why the service is limited to white areas of the city.

July 28, 2018 - Streetsblog Chicago

Car2Go

All Systems Car2Go for Pilot Project in Chicago

The innovative car share company has the green light for a year long pilot project in the city of Chicago.

June 23, 2018 - Smart Cities Dive

Car2Go

Car2Go Says Goodbye Smart Car, Hello Mercedes

Car2Go is giving an upgrade to its car sharing service in Portland, OR by phasing out the tiny Smarts in favor of larger Mercedes-Benz luxury vehicles.

October 19, 2017 - OregonLive.com

Car2Go

Following Setbacks for Car2Go, What's the Future of Carsharing?

Car2Go has pulled out of several cities recently, making even carsharing's most ardent believers wonder if the business model is built to last.

November 26, 2016 - Transportist

D.C. Metro

Where Have D.C.'s Metro Riders Gone?

Following an 11 percent drop in ridership in the last quarter, transportations experts are left scratching their heads as to where D.C.'s Metrorail riders have gone.

October 11, 2016 - The Washington Post

Car2Go

Vancouver Sees Positive Benefits from Car Sharing

As car sharing services like Car2Go have infiltrated cities including Vancouver, B.C., benefits of reduced car ownership and greenhouse gas emissions are being realized, a new study finds.

July 31, 2016 - The Vancouver Sun

Car Share

Good News on Car Sharing

Car sharing networks that allow the vehicle to be returned to any location were found to have the impact of removing seven cars for each rented car in San Diego in a three-year study released July 19.

July 27, 2016 - The San Diego Union-Tribune

New Player Emerges in Car Sharing Services

Arriving just in time in the District of Columbia, as Safe Track disrupts Metro service, General Motors launched 'Maven' to compete with ZipCar, Car2Go, and Enterprise car sharing services.

July 21, 2016 - The Washington Post

30-Story Mixed-Use Tower Planned for Downtown Austin—Without Parking

Thanks to the elimination of minimum parking requirements downtown, a vacant one-story building "could be transformed into a 30-story tower with 135 luxury apartments, office space, a restaurant and a bar," reports the Austin-American Statesman.

April 18, 2016 - Austin American-Statesman

BMW Ready to Launch 'Premium' Car-Sharing Service in Seattle

A new car-sharing service called ReachNow will soon hit the streets of Seattle, offering customers a chance to rent a variety of cars manufactured by BMW by the hour.

April 12, 2016 - KUOW

Car2go Expands to Queens: Last Mile Solution or Congestion Nightmare?

With a track record of success in Brooklyn, Car2go is expanding its service to Long Island City and the rest of western Queens. An article in Crain's examines the implications of the move.

August 12, 2015 - Crain's New York Business

Street Parking as Car Share Incentive

SFMTA is allowing three car share services: Zip, Get Around and the non-profit CityCar Share to receive designated access to up 450 street and city garage parking spaces in order to promote car sharing as an alternative to auto ownership.

April 11, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

Does Downtown San Diego Measure Up as a 'Vibrant Downtown'?

Piggybacking on John Karras's article, "12 Strategies That Will Transform Your City’s Downtown" (posted in Planetizen as "12 Strategies for Revitalizing Downtowns" on 2/26/1014), Bill Adams takes a look at how downtown San Diego measures up.

March 9, 2014 - UrbDeZine.com

To Serve a Growing Market, Car-Share Goes Custom

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."

January 28, 2013 - The New York Times

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