Car Sharing Pilot Program May Launch in Minneapolis

Plans for a car sharing pilot program are underway in Minneapolis, Minn., in order to reduce car ownership, according to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal on Jan. 28.

The Minneapolis Public Works Department is behind the proposal to allow residents to rent a car hourly or daily.

In February, the city hopes to send a request for proposals to find an operator for the pilot program.

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http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/morning_roundup/2013/01/minneapolis-may-try-car-sharing-program.html


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