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When Armed Robbers Ruin a Brilliant Commuting Scheme

Turns out, the biggest risk to casual carpoolers in Oakland is not each other.

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What If You Never Had to Pay for Parking at the Airport Again?

A clever new peer-to-peer car-sharing scheme makes a lot of our standard travel expenses look like a huge waste of money.

Millennials Say They'd Give Up Their Cars Before Their Computers or Cell Phones

The latest sign of changing attitudes.

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In Berlin, Searching for Food in the Dumpster Is the Next Big Thing

A new German website alerts members about the location and content of leftover sustenance.

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What Are the Building Types of the 'Prosumer' Society?

If we're all being put to work as consumers in the production of the things we buy, it must be having an effect on the landscape of our cities.

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The Secret Lives of Zipcar Drivers

Think the system runs on sharing, community and trust? You're wrong.

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Why You Should Give Away Free Stuff To Your Neighbors

Research suggests that people who participate in Freecycle communities experience greater group identity and solidarity.

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Zipcar's Cities of the Future

Zipcar ranks U.S. cities on innovation, sustainability, and creativity.

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The Rise of the Sharing Economy

Why millennials are choosing to rent or borrow so many things rather than buy them