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What determines the demand for carsharing?

What determines the demand for carsharing?

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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