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How to Start a Car Sharing Group
October 13, 2012 – 9:50 pm | Comments Off
How to Start a Car Sharing Group

Car sharing is not only a good idea; it’s a ridiculously smart use of resources. Car owners generally pay between $3000 and $10,000 per year to own a car that sits and takes up space …

Sample Car Sharing Agreement
September 13, 2012 – 2:53 pm | Comments Off
Sample Car Sharing Agreement

Sample Car Sharing Agreement for Two Owners

This agreement is between Catherine Love and Theo Dancer, who agree as follows:

We agree to share ownership and use of a 2007 Toyota Camry, VIN#: 97233lksfd9f7f, (“the car”).
TRANSFERING TITLE: …

Sample Ridesharing Agreement
September 2, 2012 – 7:24 pm | Comments Off
Sample Ridesharing Agreement

A Note About Insurance and Carpooling
If you will be carting people around on a regular basis, you may want to increase your limit of liability. The more people in a car during an accident, the higher …

New book on Collaborative Consumption!
September 1, 2010 – 2:04 pm | One Comment
New book on Collaborative Consumption!

This is great – a new book about the sharing movement will be released in just a few weeks: What’s Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption. Check out their website, including a couple cool videos!

Trend Toward Car-Sharing Expected to Continue
February 3, 2010 – 9:14 pm | Comments Off
Trend Toward Car-Sharing Expected to Continue

Research firm Frost & Sullivan just issued a new report that says car-sharing is on the rise and expected to grow exponentially over the next five years. Between 2007 and 2009, the number of drivers …

New App for Cab Sharing Could Help Travelers Share and Save
January 6, 2010 – 8:39 pm | One Comment
New App for Cab Sharing Could Help Travelers Share and Save

An article in today’s Seattle Times about cab-sharing from Seattle-Tacoma Airport got me wondering why more cities don’t facilitate this money-saving and ecologically sound form of transportation. The article features a new application for the …

A Big List of Sharing Ideas from Green Fest
November 23, 2009 – 6:17 pm | Comments Off
A Big List of Sharing Ideas from Green Fest

Here’s yet another list of sharing ideas! We collected these ideas on post-it notes from visitors to our booth at the San Francisco Green Festival. We asked people to tell us their ideas for …

Car Sharing on Campus: A Natural Fit for Chico State and Others
August 26, 2009 – 7:12 pm | Comments Off

California State University at Chico announced this week that students, faculty, and staff will soon be able to participate in car sharing through a new partnership withZipcar. Participants will pay a small initial membership fee and …

Bike-Sharing Comes to San Francisco–Temporarily
August 3, 2009 – 1:54 pm | One Comment

Over the past weekend, shared bicycles were available in San Francisco’s beautiful Golden Gate Park. A state-of-the-art pay station spent five hours in the park on Sunday, allowing riders to swipe a credit card or …

Sharing in Every Realm of Life
April 13, 2009 – 10:14 pm | Comments Off

There are ways to incorporate sharing into almost every realm of life. Here’s a sampling of ways to share:
CAR:
Find a friend or a neighbor who would like to share a car and make a …