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Car club operator Streetcar has closed its Glasgow operation after just 14 months.  A company spokeswoman told LTT: “For some time, we... continue
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In brief
Car rental firm Hertz has abolished membership fees for its car club, ‘Hertz on demand’, previously branded ‘Connect by... continue
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People/people
Kate Gifford has joined car club and car sharing charity Carplus as strategy & business manager. Gifford was previously a senior consultant with... continue
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Regular news
A new concept in car clubs has been launched in the major German city of Hamburg after proving itself a success in the somewhat smaller city of Ulm... continue
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Regular feature
Transport is not a bolt-on extra for Bristol City Council, but an integral part of its corporate plans for pushing the city into the top 20 most... continue
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In brief
Community-based car clubs are likely be launched before Easter in Dunbar (East Lothian) and Fintry (Stirlingshire), car club charity Carplus said... continue
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Regular news
The opportunities for  people to rent rather than own cars is considered in a new report from the RAC Foundation. TRL’s Sally Cairns was... continue
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Car club charity Carplus is working on plans for car clubs with Fife Council, Aberdeen City Council and a number of local community groups across... continue
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Car club charity Carplus is urging local authorities in England outside London to form a consortium to bid to the DfT’s Local Sustainable... continue
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Letters to the editor
Elsa Woodward, High Wycombe
Using ride sharing to reduce car journeys evidently presents some problems, including that of providing suitable records. A different approach has... continue
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Regular news
A London borough is to charge car club operators more than £1,000 a year for every on-street parking space reserved for club... continue
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Letters to the editor
Colin Black, Director, Contemporary Transport, Tonbridge, Kent
Many sustainable transport professionals share Richard Armitage’s concern about the lack of independently accredited ride-share data available... continue
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Letters to the editor
Richard Armitage, Managing director, Richard Armitage Transport Consultancy Limited
Nearly seven years ago, I was part of the team that produced the DfT’s Making carsharing and car clubs work research, case studies and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Ali Clabburn, Managing director, Liftshare, Attleborough Norfolk NR17
Local authorities across the country are looking for ways to reduce their costs whilst still providing essential services. It is clear that tweaking... continue
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Comment
James Dark
In the decade since the first UK car clubs were launched, there have been regular predictions that they will become a significant form of transport.... continue
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In brief
Car club provider Streetcar is trying to tempt students in Bristol to become members. The company has located a car in Bristol University’s... continue
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Regular news
An independent trade body could be set up to represent the car sharing industry in the UK. The idea was discussed at a meeting earlier this month... continue
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Regular news
Bristol City Council is to invite car club operators to bid for the right to roll-out further car club parking bays. Bristol plans to appoint more... continue
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Letters to the editor
Luke Landers
In LTT’s 3 September issue, Andrew Forster describes some of Phil Goodwin’s interesting research into the benefit-cost ratios (BCRs) of... continue
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In brief
Edinburgh Airport has become the first in the country to offer pay-as-you-go car club vehicles. Streetcar is to locate vehicles at the airpor... continue
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