North American Carsharing

  title={North American Carsharing},
  author={Susan A. Shaheen and Adam P. Cohen and Melissa S Chung},
  journal={Transportation Research Record},
  pages={35 - 44}
Carsharing (or short-term auto use) organizations provide members access to a fleet of shared vehicles on an hourly basis, reducing the need for private vehicle ownership. Since 1994, 50 carsharing programs have been deployed in North America–-33 are operational and 17 defunct. As of July 1, 2008, there were 14 active programs in Canada and 19 in the United States, with approximately 319,000 carsharing members sharing more than 7,500 vehicles in North America. Another six programs were planned… 

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