Recent Streetsblog USA posts about car-sharing

How Shared Vehicles Are Changing the Way We Get Around

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Cities around the country are cracking down on ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, conducting sting operations and sending cease and desist letters, but that doesn’t seem to be slowing down the meteoric rise of shared transportation. The Shared-Use Mobility Center launched yesterday at a policy summit for shared-use transportation in Washington, DC. Here are […]

Avis Acquires Zipcar: What Are the Implications?

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In a sign of the increasing market for car-sharing, Avis car rental is expected to purchase Zipcar today for a tidy $500 million. With the acquisition, the car rental giant will begin offering short-term car rentals, as have competitors Global and Enterprise. Car-sharing has the potential to help households make more trips via transit, biking, […]