Posts tagged with 'car share'
Live from Transforming Transportation 2017: How Do Cities Make Disruptive Technologies Work for All?
Live from Transforming Transportation 2017: How Do Cities Make Disruptive Technologies Work for All?
Transforming Transportation (#TTDC17) is the annual conference co-organized by the World Bank and the EMBARQ mobility initiative of WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. This year’s conference is themed Beyond Commitments: Sustainable Mobility for All, and takes place on January ...
An auto-rickshaw transports passengers in Gujarat, India. Photo by lecercle.
Promoting ridesharing for the daily commute in Mumbai
Recently, the State Government of Maharashtra (the third largest state in India, located on the western side of the country, and home to the cities of Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur) began looking into a proposal to run long-distance, point-to-point shared ...
Expanding Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing to College Campuses
Expanding Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing to College Campuses
Zipcar recently became the lead investor for Wheelz, the first peer-to-peer (P2P) car sharing company that targets college campuses. Zipcar is investing $13.7 million, stating that Wheelz has the “right leadership, technology and business model to succeed in the emerging ...
New Forms of Car Sharing Improve Personal Mobility
New Forms of Car Sharing Improve Personal Mobility
Earlier last month we wrote about how the “Millennial” generation prefers the comfort and ease of car-sharing programs to car ownership. Today, there is further evidence to the growing culture of car sharing among 18- to 24-year-olds. According to a ...
New Study: Millennials Prefer Car "Access Over Ownership"
New Study: Millennials Prefer Car "Access Over Ownership"
The “Millennial” generation is quickly adopting car sharing as a mainstream transportation solution, according to results from Zipcar’s second annual study of the personal transportation and car ownership behavior of 18- to 34-year-olds. The study found that 55 percent of this ...
Zipcar Launches Facebook App
Zipcar Launches Facebook App
Are you watching your friends make weekend plans through your Facebook news feed? Are you afraid you’re going to miss out on the action? Well, don’t worry because you’ll never miss a weekend of fun with Zipcar’s new Facebook application! ...