STARS news

17
Jul

PRESS RELEASE – Car Sharing Innovation Camp to Jump-Start City Programmes

17 July 2019 – Paris, France – With car sharing becoming an ever-important aspect of city sustainability plans, the innovation experts at LGI are hosting a camp geared towards policymakers, entrepreneurs and organisations with an interest in new forms of mobility. Car Sharing Campout: Let’s Roll! will be held in Paris at the Anticafé Olympiades, 14-15 October 2019. So as to forge synergies and enable

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12
Jul

Webinar 2 – Bringing car sharing into the European cities

Don’t miss the STARS webinar n°2 on Friday 20th of September, from 11 am to 12:30 pm! After examining the current status and available business models of car sharing in Europe in the first STARS webinar, this new online session will further discuss the STARS results from the perspective of local authorities. Local authorities have the power to influence car sharing

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9
Jul

Come to the Car Sharing Campout!

Mark your calendar and register for the Car Sharing Campout organised in Paris, 14-15 October 2019! Today cities are facing an urgent demand to reduce the damaging impacts of transportation on both the environment and their citizens’ health. As they grapple with improving air quality, expanding green areas and reducing traffic congestion, car sharing is becoming an ever-important part of

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20
May

STARS Fourth Project Meeting

The fourth STARS project meeting took place in Brussels (Belgium) from 16-17 May. Once again partners met together and shared the latest results of the research activities carried out on car sharing in Europe. They also discussed about the upcoming STARS Innovation Camp that will take place in Paris (France) from 14-15 October.    

15
Apr

First STARS webinar on car sharing outlook in EU

The first STARS webinar took place on Monday 8th of April, from 10:30 am to 12 pm.  It gathered 23 participants, out of which representatives of 5 “Uptake cities” that follow the STARS project and that will explore the car sharing as a mobility option in their cities: Cluj-Napoca (Romania) Oradea (Romania) Sofia (Bulgaria) Warsaw (Poland) Budapest (Hungary) “Uptake cities”

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1
Apr

Join the first STARS webinar!

Join the first STARS webinar on Monday 8th of April, from 10:30 am to 12 pm! In this online session, you will get the latest project results plus an introduction of the STARS uptake cities. REGISTRATION Register by clicking here.   AGENDA 10:30 – 10:35 Welcoming words & brief agenda overview Moderator: Marko Horvat 10:35 – 10:55 Uptake cities: Who you are and

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28
Feb

STARS policy brief relayed by CIVITAS

The CIVITAS Initiative which is “a network of cities for cities dedicated to cleaner, better transport in Europe and beyond” shared on its website the STARS policy brief. A great opportunity to raise awareness about STARS, its first results, its partners and its main objectives to explore car sharing in Europe! Read the full article by clicking here.   

27
Feb

STARS presentation at the Polis Governance & Integration Working Group meeting

Marco Diana, the STARS coordinator, has been invited to the Polis Governance & Integration Working Group meeting, taking place in Brussels, on 25-26 February. He presented the project results during a topic session on car sharing, current business models and how to choose and implement the best models in different European cities. This event focused on regulatory approaches for new

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25
Feb

STARS in the latest Informed Cities newsletter

The February edition of the Informed Cities newsletter dedicated its “Spotlight” section to the STARS policy brief. Recently distributed, this document gives 10 recommendations to help European policymakers and mobility stakeholders implement the best car sharing offer in their city. It is based on the first research activities carried out by the 9 STARS partners. Distributed by ICLEI, one of

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22
Feb

A closer look at car sharing mobility styles & socioeconomic factors

In the STARS project, task 4.2 and 4.3 entailed further analysis of current car sharing users and potential future users regarding their mobility styles and sociodemographic profiles. Five different mobility styles were found based on their attitudes towards car sharing, their political views, personal norms, environmental awareness and their travel patterns: Multi-mode and ambivalent Car-focused green Active P-T transit green

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