Posts tagged with 'vehicle sharing'
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The District Department of Transportation is offering up some of Zipcar's parking spots to new applicants. Photo by M.V. Jantzen.
Time to Rethink a Backward Policy for Carsharing
As rental car company Hertz eyes competing with Zipcar in the Washington, D.C. market with its new carsharing service called Hertz on Demand, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) opportunistically decided to require a public bidding for 86 existing, on-street carsharing spaces ...
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Europe's largest living wall was recently finished in London. Photo via Living Walls.
TheCityFix Picks, May 13: Cape Town MyCiTi, Global Road Safety, Living Walls
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation Mobility ...
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TheCityFix Picks, April 29: Bike Share in Bangalore, Pakistan's Climate Plan, Chicago's Design Summit
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation. Mobility ...
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Capital Bikeshare might have to add a new fleet of bicycles to its program after its popularity with LivingSocial Deals. Photo by DDOT DC.
Capital Bikeshare in High Demand
LivingSocial, an international company advertising group purchase offers, presented a deal last Friday for memberships to Washington, D.C.’s Capital Bikeshare, a regional bike-sharing initiative. The deal was a choice between a one-month membership for $12, or a $37 annual membership to ...
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University campuses across the U.S. are working to incorporate bicycle culture into the daily lives of students. Photo by straightedge217
Expanding Bike Culture to U.S. College Campuses
Rutgers University-Newark hosted a group bike ride last week to encourage bicycle commuting around campus. Students rode their bikes along the one-mile path to Newark’s Branch Brook Park and past the cherry blossoms, as part of the university’s effort to ...
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"Buzzers" and "Auto-Preneurs" Expand Peer-to-Peer Car-Sharing in France
Robin Chase, the co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar, teamed up with Mobivia Groupe, a privately held car maintenance company, to launch yet another innovative car-sharing program: Buzzcar. Announced last week in France, the new technology-driven service allows individuals to rent their ...
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