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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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Car-free parenting: What’s Normal?

The strange experience of a car-free parent who finds herself and her kids in a (Zip)car for the afternoon.  When do kids start noticing what’s normal, and what’s not?  How do you get them not to care?

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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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