STARS news

5
Jul

Norway’s first ‘mobilpunkt’ launched

After being a car sharing success story in the Northern German harbour city of Bremen, ‘mobilpunkt’ has just been rolled out in the Norwegian city of Bergen. Launched in 2003, the first experiments with this integrated car sharing station on public street space quickly became a pilot service in Bremen. The city’s strategy was as successful as simple: “Bringing car sharing

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3
May

STARS selected project of the month!

The Italian National Association for Telematics for Transport and Safety (TTS Italia) selected STARS among their “Projects of the month” highlight! Read more here.    

12
Apr

Car sharing and rock music on stage!

How does mixing car sharing with rock music sound? It might seem strange, but this combo gave really good vibes in Aalst (Belgium). Organised by Taxistop and Autodelen (a STARS partner), the one-day Shared Mobility Rocks event brought together shared mobility experts and rock music lovers. “This is the Woodstock of mobility!” said Michael Glotz-Richter, Senior Project Manager in Sustainable Mobility

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12
Apr

European car sharing is multidimensional

The world of car sharing is evolving rapidly and the need for a broad overview of the current state of the European car sharing scene is becoming increasingly apparent. Work package 2, and more specifically Deliverable 2.1, is the starting point of the STARS-project and will serve as the basis for many tasks that will follow. In order to gain

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11
Apr

5 car sharing business models in Europe

An analysis of car sharing business models in Europe was carried out as part of the STARS project. The final report will be available for download in the months to come on the STARS website. Initial results reveal five basic types, but a huge diversity of interpretations. Despite mixed strengths and weaknesses, as well large differences in the scale and

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11
Apr

Bremen, a city in love with car sharing

The City of Bremen is a forerunner in integrating car sharing into urban development and in its Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP). Already in 2009, the City Council got its ‘Car Sharing Action Plan’ adopted. In 2009, the target of 20,000 car sharing users by 2020 looked extremely ambitious – meaning to quadruple the figure of about 5,000 users in

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22
Mar

STARS 2nd Project Meeting

The second STARS project meeting took place in Ghent (Belgium) from 19-20 March. After 6 months, it was a good opportunity for partners to meet and share the first results of the research activities performed on car sharing in Europe. Autodelen, the Flemish car sharing network, presented their results on car sharing typologies and practices in Europe (Work package 2,

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15
Feb

Shared Mobility Rocks in Aalst (Belgium)

Save the date! Autodelen, one of the STARS partners organises the ‘Shared Mobility Rocks’ in Aaslt (Belgium), on the 21st of March. This international event will immerse the audience in a full program of keynotes, panel discussions and jam sessions, glued together seamlessly with solid rock songs. March 21 is 100% shared mobility. Because shared mobility becomes the sound of

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19
Dec

STARS project kicks off

Today, car sharing is not only a mobility concept, but a genuine service that is spreading throughout the world. Launched in October 2017, the STARS project will carry out research on the diffusion and implementation of car sharing services. During the kick-off meeting organised in Turin (Italy), partners shared the activities they will be performing and began working on the projects’

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