Car Sharing

Car sharing is the fun and a useful travel option for friends, family and colleagues travelling together to save money and lower their carbon footprints...

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Car Sharer scanning Car Sharing App at barriers

What is ‘Car Sharing’?

 

In the UK*, the term is frequently used as a synonym for ‘ridesharing’ or ‘car-pooling’. It basically means where drivers give a lift to others who might otherwise drive themselves or use an alternative means of transport. 

Car sharing is a useful travel option for friends, family and colleagues travelling to and from work or leisure activities.

*In the US, the term ‘car sharing’ refers to the sharing of a car via a rental system.

 

Benefits include...

Car Share (Faxi) Front Barriers which let car sharers into the car park free of charge

 

Financial...

  • Vehicle maintenance costs 

  • Shared fuel

  • Parking costs

 

Environmental...

  • Fewer cars on the road 

  • Lower emissions 

  • Less congestion 

 

 

Time... 

  • No waiting for public transport 

  • Priority parking is sometimes offered 

 

Social...

  • Meet people who live locally or en route to work 

Car Share Reserved Space Sign