Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Car-Sharing

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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, […]
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Moving Beyond the Automobile: Car-Sharing

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In the third episode of our Moving Beyond the Automobile series, Streetfilms takes a look at a more efficient way to use cars. Unlike owning a car, which involves a large upfront purchase and low costs per trip, car-sharing allows people to evaluate the full cost of each car trip. When car-share members choose whether […]