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Car-Sharing: Where and How It Succeeds Exhibit 8-5 Establishing Car-Sharing A Checklist Does the community have neighborhoods with the right characteristics to make car-sharing viable? ] Are there neighborhoods with low auto ownership and use, where walking and transit are viable options? Are there established Transportation Demand Management programs in which car-sharing can be ] inserted? Are there other commute trip reduction strategies that can recruit business members? ] What is the depth of interest in car-sharing from different types of partners? ] Is there a high-level champion with a strong commitment to car-sharing? Are there community groups that have shown interest in starting a car-sharing program and have the ] capacity to get a project off the ground? What incentives can partners provide for a commercial operator, such as start-up funding, marketing, ] zoning changes and parking provision? ] Is there an anchor member, such as a city or business that wishes to replace its vehicle fleet with car-sharing, and can provide guaranteed baseline usage? References Barth, Matthew and Todd, Michael (2001). "User Behavior Evaluation of an Intelligent Shared Electric Vehicle System," Transportation Research Record 1760, pp 145-152. Washington, DC: Transportation Research Board. City CarShare (2005). Bringing Car-Sharing to Your Community. San Francisco: City CarShare. http://www.citycarshare.org/download/CCS_BCCtYC_Long. pdf Department for Transport (2004). Making Car Sharing and Car Clubs Work. Final Report. London: Department for Transport. Enoch, Marcus (2002). Supporting Car Share Clubs. A Worldwide Review. Paper presented at the 3rd MOSES ESG Meeting, February 20-22, 2002. Robert, Benot (1999). "Developing Carsharing in a Hostile Environment. The Virtues of Pragmatism," World Transport Policy & Practice, 5(4): 223-237. Shaheen, Susan; Meyn, Mollyanne; and Wipyewski, Kamill (2003). "U.S. Shared-Use Vehicle Survey Findings: Opportunities and Obstacles for Car- sharing and Station Car Growth," Transportation Research Record 1841, pp 90-98. Washington, DC: Transportation Research Board. Shaheen, Susan; Wipyewski, Kamill; Rodier, Caroline; Novick, Linda; Meyn, Molly Anne; and Wright, John (2004). Carlink II: A Commuter Carsharing Pilot Program. Final Report. California PATH Research Report UCB-ITS-PRR-2004- 23. Page 8-15