-oing .utch/ Utrecht Carsharing Worshop Report
The three sisters of carsharing: users, suppliers, and local government.
!he 20 February worshop was organied by the )p** in Utrecht with the ob"ecti#e of bringing together representati#es of a cross§ion of .utch municipalities to discuss their own current practices in the sector and to hear their #iews on the e#entual role of national go#ernment in supporting more and better carsharing in their communities$ !he )p** pro"ect behind this worshop got underway in the closing months of 20'1 and aims to inform national and local go#ernment leaders and planners about the present state of the art in planning and integrating carsharing into the broader sustainable transport and emerging new mobility patterns of the 2'
century$ !his update is important because of the eplosi#e growth3 including new and unfamiliar forms of carsharing$ !he present report summaries the discussions and conclusions of the group$ !he worshop discussed a certain number of pro#isional recommendations and suggestions for policymaers which will be found in the latter pages of the document$ 4ne participant summaried the situation as it is gradually unfolding around the country as 5A New Moment for Carsharing in the Netherlands5$ We ha#e taen this striing statement as the theme of the worshop
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