[World Streets] Two views of carshare futures in Paris
Summary: The story behind this debate on how best to organize very large new network of electric cars and stations offering “one-way” service; and the other proposing instead to support and extend the existing carsharing services, of which there are presently five operators serving the city and developing their operations at steady growth rates.
Some useful references to fill out this story:
· “Common sense on next generation carsharing - Paris, London EV proposals”, World Streets, 19 March 2009 –
· PBS television interview – “From Bikeshare to carshare” -- of Deputy Mayor Denis Baupin, leader of the Greens, with his filmed commentary on the environmental and personal cost implications of the two approaches
· Map of current carshare locations (at end of this article)
Posted By The Editor to World Streets at 5/18/2009 03:30:00 PM