2. NOLA Car Share 3.
4. NOLA Car Share will be a community Non-Profit organization Being non-profit allows us to focus on offering a valuable service to the residential and business community Positive effects include: Increase RTA ridershipReduce our oil dependency. Reduce traffic. Reduce parking congestion. Reduce carbon emissions. 5. Carsharing differs from traditional car rentals in the following ways:
Carsharing is not limited by office hours Users are members that have been pre-approved to drive (background driving checks have been performed and a payment mechanism has been established) Vehicles can be rented by the hour, as well as by the day Insurance and fuel costs are included in the rates. 6. iPhone Booking Zipcar introduced the iPhone App for Ease in booking. Simply click the app icon and based on your location, available cars appear indicated by a green flag on a map. Pick the spot closest to you and (if available) book right where you are standing. Your phone allows you to honk the cars horn to easily locate where it is parked and even unlock the doors. NOLA Car Share will make this feature available to all of its members. 7. Vehicle locations are distributed throughout the service area, often located for access by public transport, business districts and highly populated neighborhoods. Some are found in reserved street spots and others have a full area.Single reserved spots in Washington D.C. (left) and Portland, OR (right) Downtown Philly reserved parking Electric Car Share Charging Station in front ofSan Franciscos City Hall 8. Car Sharing offers positive benefits to
10. Local Community / Economy
11. Local Government
In April 2004, the City of Philadelphia itself opted in, becoming the first government worldwide to share cars with local residents in a major fleet reduction effort. The pioneering project helped replace 330 municipal vehicles, saving taxpayers $6 million (so far). Progressive Berkeley (CA), Portland (OR), and Minneapolis (MN) soon followed Philadelphia's lead. Source http://www.phillycarshare.org/ 12. Why New Orleans? 13. More and more people between the age of 25 and 35 are moving to New Orleans. It is a choice prompted by a change in lifestyle, not career.Many come from larger urban areas where car ownership was not a feasible option, but car sharing is available. Eco-conscious and ready to make a difference 14. Vehicle Locations
To date, Zipcar operates on over 120 college and university campuses.Example: Map of Downtown Brooklyn 15.
Based on 100 car share vehicles Summary