Bike sharing and car sharing may slowly transform transportation systems as we know them this century. And Paris is a clear leader on this front, with the wildly successful bike-sharing program Velib’ leading to many near replicas in major and medium-sized cities across the globe. Now, the city is also taking a lead in the electric car-sharing genre. Here’s a look at the city’s Autolib’ program form sister site Ecopreneurist:
Paris Car Share Autolib’ Enjoys Success After First Year (via Ecopreneurist)
Many cities around the world are familiar with car sharing programs, by which citizens without a means of transportation may “rent” cars on a pay-as-you-go basis in order to save money. In most cases, these programs help to cut traffic congestion because they encourage patrons to give up personal…
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