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When shared cars kill

Peer to peer carshare cars are killing people, because cars of any kind kill people… not because they’re shared.  They’re big and heavy and fast, and they get operated in densely populated areas.  Anybody who thought this wouldn’t come up … Continue reading

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Carsharing saves city governments millions

Migrating city fleets to car-sharing has been able to reduce the size of those fleets by 50-75%, and increase vehicle utilization from 30 to 70%, which means way less in the way of city capital costs dedicated to cars.  It … Continue reading

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A bicycle reverie from Clever Cycles

Oregon’s plans to legislatively enable peer-to-peer car sharing have put cargo bike retailer Clever Cycles into some kind of (wonderful) bicycle trance, envisioning a world where the motorcars simply rust away.  They already sit 92% idle after all.

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