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How to Start a Car Sharing Group
October 13, 2012 – 9:50 pm | Comments Off on How to Start a Car Sharing Group
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 on Sample Car Sharing Agreement
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 on Sample Ridesharing Agreement
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 on Trend Toward Car-Sharing Expected to Continue
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 on A Big List of Sharing Ideas from Green Fest
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 on Car Sharing on Campus: A Natural Fit for Chico State and Others

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 on Sharing in Every Realm of Life

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 …