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What determines the demand for carsharing?

What determines the demand for carsharing?

April 3, 2015

Carsharing has become a viable transportation option the world over. A new study, Empirical analysis of free-floating carsharing usage,  analyzes customer demand for carsharing in Berlin and Munich, finding that both location and time of day impact customer choice. The researchers’ goal is simple: “to describe carsharing usage and to identify factors that have an […]

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Carless in Seattle

Carless in Seattle

January 19, 2015

Carsharing is taking off in Seattle. Last week the Seattle City Council’s transportation committee voted for an increase in carshare permits and operators, reports The Urbanist, in a move that would both benefit and encourage competition with Car2go, a company that rents minicars on a minute-by-minute rate. Carsharing — any service that allows users to […]

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In Denver, free parking for car sharing

In Denver, free parking for car sharing

July 31, 2013

Here in New York, where parking is scarce and public transportation plentiful, car sharing is a popular alternative mode of transportation for the large majority without cars of their own. Need to visit the Ikea in Redhook? Get a Zipcar. Want take a daytrip to Far Rockaway? Zipcar, again. Car sharing’s success in New York […]

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