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
From 13-14 February, the City if Bremen hosted the STARS final event. After 2.5 years, STARS – Shared mobility opporTunities And challenges foR European citieS – is about to end and this 2-day event was an opportunity to deliver the project’s final outcomes on the diffusion of car sharing in Europe and its implications and impacts on the future of mobility. Moreover, and as
The first factsheet produced in the STARS project is now available to read! This factsheet presents the results of two reports produced by the STARS project: D 4.1 – “The influence of socioeconomic factors in the diffusion of car sharing” and D 4.2 – “Mobility cultures and mobility styles”, and addresses “how social, cultural and emotional factors influence users and
The 4th edition of the STARS newsletter is now available to read! Discover more about car sharing in Europe, its impacts and main characteristics by clicking here.
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
The October edition of the Informed Cities newsletter mentionned the Car Sharing Campout organised as part of the STARS project in a short blurb titled “Local authorities turn to innovative methods to reduce emissions”. Distributed by ICLEI, one of the STARS partners, the Informed Cities newsletter aims at “sharing and discussing activities and results of governance and social innovation research among
Organised as part of the STARS project, the Car Sharing Campout took place in Paris from 14-15 October. As to forge synergies and enable more high-profile participants to attend, the Campout was sandwiched between two other mobility conferences in Europe: it followed the Shared Mobility Rocks conference in Brussels (8 October) and was part of the lead-up to the 2019 Autonomy & Urban Mobility Summit in Paris (16-17