"Peer-to-peer carsharing" (P2P C/S)
sounded to me for quite some time like a new mobility concept that was unlikely
to go very far. The idea that, instead of a perfectly functional car rental
service or a local carshare operation for people who might need a car for a
bit, there might also be a niche in the market for people willing to share their own cars on a regular
basis with others (for the most part strangers!), sounded to me at
least like a well-intentioned 1970's peace-and-love idea warmed over. But . . .
I have of late been talking to some people who are more open in their thinking
about P2P than I am/was -- including several who are actually trying to make it
work. So I am beginning to revise my thoughts. In a very big way, in fact.
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