The European-funded Horizon 2020 STARS project, which stands for Shared mobility opporTunities And challenges foR European citieS, is nearing completion after studying Europe’s car sharing scene for the past 2.5 years. Since October 2017, nine project partners that are experts in the field of car sharing and transport engineering, environmental psychology, and industrial economics, have been exploring the diffusion of
From 13-14 February, the City if Bremen hosted the STARS final event. Discussions and presentations about car sharing and its worldwide experiences had been reported in the Bremen local newspaper Weser Kurier. Read the full article here.
Titled “More friends than foes? The impact of automobility-as-a-service on the incumbent automotive industry”, this STARS new publication is available to read by clicking here. Abstract This paper examines the scope for network platform business models offering ‘automobility-as-a-service’ to disrupt the existing automotive market and industry. The paper uses three examples (Getaround, BlaBlaCar and Uber) to illustrate distinct versions of
Marco Diana, STARS Project Coordinator, was interviewed by the Transport Research and Innovation Monitoring and Information System (TRIMIS) team in its November newsletter. 1. What is the objective of the STARS project? STARS aims to close the gap between the potential benefits of shared vehicle services such as car sharing. If focuses on innovative forms of transport enabled by
How can car sharing maximally contribute to a more efficient use of materials and a better environment? Which barriers at the side of the users need to be overcome? This workshop will take place on November 7 in Leuven (Belgium), and it is the last phase of an extensive research project on car sharing conducted in the Circular Economy Policy Research
The STARS webinar n°2 took place on Friday 20th of September. If you missed it, you can directly access the replay by clicking here. This second STARS webinar gathered 20 participants (5 panellists and 15 attendees), plus 4 out of 5 Uptake cities (Sofia (Bulgaria), Varna (Bulgaria), Budapest (Hungary) & Cluj- Napoca (Romania)). The webinar was moderated by Marko Horvat (ICLEI
Released in September by the European Commission and titled “Integration of shared mobility approaches in sustainable urban mobility planning”, the SUMP guidelines mentioned STARS research and first results: page 7, 22 & 23. The full version of this document is available by clicking here.
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
The Shared Mobility World Conference will take place in Istanbul (Turkey), from 29-30 May 2019. KEY TOPICS Future of mobility and sharing economy in cities Shared mobility and accessibility Public transit and shared mobility collaboration Micro-mobility revolution: bike and scooter sharing services Shared mobility innovations Shared autonomous vehicles Insurance models for shared mobility How shared mobility is changing automotive industry
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”