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November 14, 2014

Las Vegas start-up with fleet of Teslas taking on Uber, public transit

The company, piloting the service in downtown Las Vegas where it is headquartered, purchased 100 Teslas for the core of its fleet, which also includes a fleet of private bicycles, tiny smart cars, shuttle and on-call valets, according to the blog.


September 22, 2014

Ridesharing seeing notable growth among college students

Uber, Lyft and other similar brands, are keen to expand their user bases by offering ridesharing services at competitive prices.


September 22, 2014

Ohio University highlights new transportation programs

The school's transportation and parking services department has added GPS technology to track campus shuttles, a new car-sharing network and more.


August 7, 2014

Uber, Lyft, Sidecar launch carpooling service

With costs averaging 30 to 40% less than solo rides, the shared services may compete with public transit as well as car ownership,


February 14, 2014

University campuses lead way in reducing driving

New report describes how universities are improving their communities by providing a wider range of transportation choices, including buses, biking and various types of vehicle-sharing.


February 14, 2014

Rutgers U., mayor talk transit changes at meeting

Shared information about a future BRT route and a campaign to encourage bicycling for students. Meanwhile, New Jersey Public Interest Research Group recommended free transit services, programs to promote bicycle use, and car sharing initiatives.


October 7, 2013

BYU transportation event gives students car alternatives

Services being promoted at the event to help students reduce transportation expenses include Hertz 24/7, The Ryde, Zimride, Bike Sharing and Utah Transit Authority.


June 28, 2013

Calif. city fights parking woes with free bus passes

Berkeley is offering 1,000 free AC Transit passes as part of an effort to mitigate its parking problem and reduce greenhouse gases. The passes will go to employees of downtown businesses as an incentive to get them to stop driving to work and taking up street parking.


August 31, 2012

Iowa's Graceland U. adds car sharing option

UhaulCarShare is placing one vehicle, a Mazda 3, on campus for the start of the 2012 fall semester. The vehicle will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to all students, faculty and staff members, 18 years of age and older.


May 25, 2012

Is the trend of driving less helping Zipcar on campuses?

The National Center for Education Statistics lists nearly 4,200 four-year and two-year college campuses in the U.S. Of these, approximately 265 have Zipcars.


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