NYC will rent out public parking spaces to car-sharing companies

Posted On Tue, December 13, 2016 By

Posted On Tue, December 13, 2016 By In From Our Partners, Transportation

The city will roll out a pilot program in the spring that allows car-sharing companies such as ZipCar and Car2Go to rent out scarce public parking spaces and even metered spaces. A shared goal of many city agencies is to minimize the number of cars in the city—on account of environmental factors, space, and traffic, among other reasons. The City Council Committee on Transportation heard testimony from the commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation Polly Trottenberg, as well as representatives from some car sharing companies Monday that made the case that carsharing services can dramatically reduce the number of cars kept in the city.

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