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Carplus adds two more wheels to the shared transport journey

Carplus has become the trusted authority on the UK’s burgeoning shared transport sector and this month sees its remit extended from cars to shared bicycle schemes, with the launch of Bikeplus. Andrew Forster caught up with Alistair Kirkbride, Carplus’s executive director

Andrew Forster
07 March 2016
Alistair Kirkbride: “The idea that not owning a car is a sign of failure has just disappeared”
Alistair Kirkbride: “The idea that not owning a car is a sign of failure has just disappeared”
Car clubs, bike and car sharing: the three dimensions to Carplus
Car clubs, bike and car sharing: the three dimensions to Carplus

 

It used to be simple: there was public transport and private transport. Nowadays, however, there’s an intermediate – and fast growing – segment of the travel market that goes by the name of shared transport, a term that covers activities such as car clubs, car sharing, and bike rental. Carplus is the body that represents the sector, and Alistair Kirkbride, its executive director, is brimming with ideas for how to move shared transport forward. “My head leaks ideas as my...

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