Car Sharing Models and Reframing the Auto as Mutli-Purpose Mobility/Utility Infrastructure

GOOD Daily reports on taking car sharing to a new level, with a peer-to-peer model of Getaround

It's a first step of reframing auto access from being a big, financially burden of personal property to one of several mobility infrastructure options. On so many levels it is one of so many critical transition moves away from an auto-centric economy and culture.
Car Sharing Models and Reframing the Auto as Mutli-Purpose Mobility/Utility Infrastructure

Some of the economic benefit of car share strategies are measurable in the "H+T" equation of Total Affordabiliy now calculated for locations throughout US Metro areas. 
Car Sharing Models and Reframing the Auto as Mutli-Purpose Mobility/Utility Infrastructure

The really cool opportunities lie in deploying Electric Vehicles (EV) fleets as vehicle to grid (V2G) infrastructure. That will help level electrical loads on the grid, reduce need for dirty "peak capacity", and store intermittently- produced power like wind.

Car Sharing Models and Reframing the Auto as Mutli-Purpose Mobility/Utility Infrastructure

Stay tuned to future posts about steps of doing the combined math of H+T and V2G.

Stephen