Community car share programs fit different communities in different ways.

There is no specific approach to setting up a community car share program. A different approach will work for each community and be dependant on numerous factors ranging from public transportation availability to housing density.

Increased car sharing across North America is reducing the need for personal vehicles and thus fuel consumption and GHG emissions.However, local governments have an important role to play due to the influence they have over land use and transportation. For example, the City of Vancouver has a parking by-law that allows developers to reduce parking for every car share car and experience benefits for themselves.

Get in contact with and look into other car share programs, including those listed on this website.

Examples of  car shares in operating throughout British Columbia are:

The report Car-Sharing: Where and How It Succeeds is an excellent resource for those looking to understand more about car sharing.