Is car use and ownership peaking in the US and other developed countries? We can’t say for certain, but we can start imagining the possibilities created by less focus on cars as primary transportation.
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I know sustainablog founder and editor Jeff McIntire-Strasburg is an I-GO fan — I actually learned about this Chicago car sharing non-profit from Jeff when he wrote about it earlier this year on sustainablog. Well, now, this humble little car sharing non-profit is leading the country.. in powering electric cars with solar power.
I’ve become a real fan of the peer-to-peer car sharing concept, and may even have to try it if a service ever becomes available here (because my car’s often just parked… why not make a little off of it). Still, I wondered if the business model itself would catch on, as some of the same […]
When I first started talking to people at St. Louis-based Enterprise Holdings (the owners of Enterprise Rent-a-Car and a few others), they were just getting into the car sharing concept with a limited local experiment… and told me that they weren’t certain whether the model would really take off. Three and a half years later, […]
This was originally posted by Carrie Denning on Environmental Defense Fund’s transportation blog, Way2Go. Across the country, car sharing has taken off. Programs like Zipcar, PhillyCarShare, Car2Go in Austin, Texas, City CarShare in San Francisco, as well as big name rental companies like Hertz and Enterprise, are helping people get around without owning a car. […]