Tag: car sharing

6
Sep

Bremen, a STARS partner, published a new report on car sharing

The English version of the report on the impacts of car sharing in Bremen (Germany) is avalaible here. The City of Bremen is part of the 9 partners involved in the STARS project. Discover who they are here.

30
Aug

Save the date for the STARS & MoTIV Mobility Workshop!

In the framework of the CIVITAS Forum 2018, the STARS and MoTIV projects invite you to be part of a joint workshop and answer the following question, using examples from Madrid and Budapest: Is car sharing crucial to the future of sustainable urban mobility in Europe? WHEN: Thursday 20th September 2018 4:30 pm – 6 pm Attendance is free WHERE:

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26
Jul

STARS first results

If you would like to learn more about car sharing in Europe, have a look at the first results of the STARS project. You will find the abstracts of the first STARS deliverables clicking in the list below: D2.1 Car sharing in Europe: a multidimensional classification and inventory (abstract) D2.2 Key technology and social innovation drivers for car sharing (abstract)

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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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22
Mar

Rethinking urban public transport: How are cities integrating innovation into public transport?

In many cities around the world, especially those lacking an efficient public transportation system, congestion is undermining mobility. According to the United Nations, roughly 60% of the world’s population will be living in urban areas by the year 2030, increasing the pressure on urban transport systems. Experience has shown that adding new infrastructure is often expensive and slow. Therefore, municipalities are

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