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Posted By: Carlie McKeon  |  July 26, 2016

For Americans living in large cities or for those who typically utilize public transportation and do not own a car have found solutions by hailing a ride or using a car-sharing service when they are in need of a vehicle. With varying business models to choose from, consumers are forced to weigh the advantages and […]

Posted By: Carlie McKeon  |  July 21, 2016

Yesterday, Elon Musk, billionaire entrepreneur announced the second part of what he has affectionately named his “master plan.” This master plan covered a wide range of services and provided insight into Musk’s business vision. This “master plan part 2” included the introduction of a new car sharing service. The car sharing service would be a […]

Posted By: jjensen  |  June 22, 2015

Millennials today would rather rent a home than buy one. They would rather subscribe to an entertainment service than purchase every movie they want to watch. And many are beginning to use car sharing services instead of purchasing new vehicles. We are now and have been entering what economist call the “sharing economy.” There are a […]

Posted By: jjensen  |  June 18, 2015

Uber, a ride sharing service based in San Francisco, has been disrupting the transportation economy since their founding in 2009. While they started out as an unknown, taxi-alternative service, the have since grown into a multimillion dollar industry and a household name. One of the things that sets Uber apart from your typical taxi company is […]

Posted By: jjensen  |  May 5, 2015

There’s no fighting it anymore: going green is here to stay. Individual people aren’t the only ones trying to make changes in their lives to be more environmentally friendly. Entire cities are taking initiatives to give themselves “green” reputations among residents and visitors. There are a number of factors that make a city green: recycling […]