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Local Transport Today
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A new breed of ‘Boris bike-style’ car clubs could play a significant part in meeting travel demand in British cities, a study predicts... continue
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Most car club members make  fewer than five vehicle bookings a year, according to a new report. TRL surveyed the behaviour of almost 9,000 car... continue
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Car sharing firm Liftshare has won a £15,000 prize for its work to reduce single occupancy car use in the inaugural Eurostar Ashden Award for... continue
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Car hire operators are being invited to bid to establish a network of hire points in the Lake District. Vehicles will be located at visitor... continue
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Letters to the editor
Chas Ball
Following up your piece “Frustration as DfT retains negative remarks in ‘smarter choices’ guide” (LTT 11 May), Carplus has... continue
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An operator is being sought for a pay-as-you-go car hire network in the Lake District. The scheme would be targeted at visitors to the national park,... continue
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Dundee has become the latest city to host a car club. The scheme has been set up by Solar Cities Scotland, social enterprise company Commonwheels and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Chas Ball, Chief executive, Carplus, Leeds
The emergence of new models of car-sharing (or what we in UK and Ireland uniquely call ‘car clubs’) has suggested a “much needed... continue
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Go North East (GNE) has become the first transport operator in the UK to begin integrating bus, car and cycle travel into a single package. The... continue
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Bus operator Go North East (GNE) has formed a partnership with car club Commonwheels and local bike hire operator Scratch Bikes to offer discounts on... continue
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Car hire firm easyCar is preparing to launch a new service where customers can rent a private car belonging to one of their neighbours, rather than a... continue
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London boroughs risk stifling the development of car clubs by significantly increasing the cost of car club parking permits, Carplus, the national... continue
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A new venture enabling car owners to rent their vehicles to the general public will be launched next year by high profile businessmen Stelios... continue
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Manchester City Council has invited expressions of interest from car club operators to set up a club in the city. The contract would run for three... continue
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The London Borough of Camden plans to give residents who relinquish their residents parking permit a free year’s membership of a car club and... continue
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Peer-to-peer car sharing could be the next big growth area for the car club sector, according to the founder of journey matching service... continue
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Rik Thomas
Paris has launched a new electric car club, known as Autolib. The club will initially consist of 66 ‘Bluecar’ electric vehicles built by... continue
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Streetcar is offering the UK’s first car club salary sacrifice scheme. Employees of firms that use Streetcar vehicles will be able to exchange... continue
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Glasgow City Council has launched a pool bike scheme for staff. Fifty bikes are available in the scheme, which complements the council’s new... continue
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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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