San Francisco is well known for its parking constraints. The city is home to nearly 10 carshare companies: DriveNow, RelayRides, Getaround, Zipcar and City Car Share and growing. As SFMTA seeks to create 900 on-street parking spaces for carsharing, many residents are crying foul at the prospect of those who place their cars in P2P networks, […]
Having spent upwards of four years to put a carshare contract in place in Los Angeles, a city with the nations worse traffic congestion, Hertz pulls out of the deal and left LADOT scrambling. They have since announced the appointment of Seleta Reynolds, a former employee within San Francisco’s transportation department, to lead the natives […]
Car2Go is hiring a location manager in Los Angeles in case anyone is interested! Car2go, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler and a brand of moovel GmbH, offers an innovative mobility solution in rapidly growing urban areas via a carsharing network of eco-friendly smart fortwo vehicles around the world.
Former Hertz executive Griff Long called Hertz the granddaddy of the car rental industry and car sharing it’s single biggest threat. After being awarded carshare contracts with both the City of Los Angeles and Santa Monica, Hertz walked away leaving both cities to figure out what’s next.
The South Bay Cities Councils of Governments (SBCCOG) is a joint power authority, that worked feverishly to bring carsharing to the South Bay. Daimler’s Car2go has expanded into the lucrative Los Angeles market and looks to help residents save money through micro-rentals. Will it catch on?
We would like to send a special shout out to all of the existing carshare operators, worldwide, who are doing their fair share to promote a greener, alternative transportation option, in each of their respected cities!!!