San Francisco and City Carshare Team up to Reduce City Fleet
Mayor Gavin Newsom today announced that in a continuing effort to lower city costs and carbon emissions, the City has partnered with the nonprofit car sharing organization City CarShare, to provide city employees with vehicles for official use. City staff will be encouraged to use City CarShare for short trips when teleconferencing, walking, bicycling, or public transportation is not viable.
The City entered into the agreement with City CarShare to maintain a smaller vehicle fleet and reduce costs by eliminating the need to purchase new vehicles. The City’s fleet, excluding emergency response vehicles and equipment, has been reduced by nearly 17 percent in the last five years. Read more