E pur si muove: Casual Carpooling on the streets of America

One of the keys to sustainable transportation is to gain high quality mobility for people while reducing overall traffic. One way for doing this is to figure out how to get more people into fewer vehicles, efficiently. Fortunately there are many ways of doing this, not all of which take a lot of time to build and cost a bundle. Here is one example: casual carsharing. And despite the fact that it may seem a bit odd and marginal, as Galileo Galilei so famously put it: “E pur si muove” (roughly, “they do seem to be getting there”). The key to new mobility is to seek and combine large numbers of what may appear at first glance appear to be “small” things. Here’s one that works.
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