Menu
Scroll to top
Topic: car sharing
Recap: all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in July

Recap: all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in July

Including the cost of infrastructure, what to do about traffic congestion, long commutes, car share, speeding fines, the growth of cycling, car parking, "dog box" apartments, and more

Could driverless cars reshape our major cities?

Could driverless cars reshape our major cities?

Car makers say autonomous vehicles are imminent. If so, they could dramatically reshape our cities, yet current long-term planning for our biggest cities assumes they'll never happen

Does car-sharing reduce emissions?

Does car-sharing reduce emissions?

The Washington Post and DC.StreetsblogĀ both report on a new study which estimates the potential savings in carbon emissions from car-sharing are relatively modest (see exhibit). The study was prepared by Rand Corporation for the US Department of Energy. Car-sharing differs from car rental in a number of respects. With sharing, rentals are short term, fees […]