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Evaluating the effects of variable user demand on a round-trip, one-way, and free-floating car sharing fleet in the city of Zurich, Switzerland

  title={Evaluating the effects of variable user demand on a round-trip, one-way, and free-floating car sharing fleet in the city of Zurich, Switzerland},
  author={C{\'e}sar Orbe and Trivik Verma and Milo{\vs} Bala{\'c} and Francesco Ciari},
Car sharing is an alternative to conventional private car ownership that allows members of a specific program to use a fleet of cars collectively. These cars are paid for, generally, on an hourly basis or number of kilometers driven or both. This kind of service has become increasingly popular in the last decade, experiencing a worldwide member growth of 260% between 2006 and 2010 [1]. While its origin dates back to the Selbsfahrergemeinschaft (Sefage) in Zurich in 1948 [2], it wasn’t until the… 
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