A third of UK households own two or more cars or vans, and car numbers are increasing, so there’s a growing need to solve our traffic problem. Car clubs and car-sharing schemes could provide part of the solution, say Sustrans. Read the full article here.
Increased insurance premiums and rising congestion levels can make owning a car increasingly costly. The Guardian recently looked at a growing alternative – the car club. Read the full article from The Guardian here.
We may not have this number in Hereford, but imagine the effect of more and more people using car clubs in Hereford on the city’s congestion problems.
There are 25,000 fewer cars on London’s roads as a result of car-sharing club members selling their privately-owned vehicles, bringing both air quality and congestion improvements to the city, according to a survey by shared transport charity Carplus. Read the full story here.
A fascinating article in the Guardian about the advent of driverless cars and the potential impact in car ownership, parking and congestion. Worth a read whatever our views on the implications of the Google or Apple Car! Read it here.