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Is there equity in shared-use mobility today? Will there be tomorrow? Who will serve low-income communities? For-profit companies will want subsidies. There are few nonprofit car shares in the market to fill the gap. Low-emission vehicles are desperately needed in communities disproportionately burdened by air pollution. But launching an electric or hybrid car-sharing effort can be prohibitively expensive. What is the way forward? Analyze the research. Listen to lessons learned. Explore opportunities and strategies for car sharing in low-income communities.
Moderator: Creighton Randall, Program and Development Director, Shared-Use Mobility Center, Chicago, Illinois
Fernando Cazares, Regional Coordinator, Natural Resources Defense Council, Santa Monica, California
Sara Barz, Shared Mobility Coordinator, City of Oakland, Oakland, California
Joel Espino, Environmental Equity Fellow, The Greenlining Institute, Berkeley, California
Jennifer White, Communications Director, Buffalo Car Share, Buffalo, New York
Justin Holmes, Director, Corporate Communications & Public Policy, Zipcar, Boston, Massachusetts