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Car sharing

Car sharing is when two or more people travel together in the same car for all or part of the trip.

The benefits of car sharing

  • saving money – the average person can save £1000 per year
  • pride (at reducing your impact on the environment)
  • meeting new people – find your match with the TravelWest car share service –
  • saving time – you can save time if you use the 2+ lanes
  • giving employees and employers increased transport options

 Where you can get more information

Visit – where you can find help with finding a car sharing match within the West of England area.

Travel plans and car sharing

Car-sharing is one of a number of practical measures that can be promoted as part of an organisation’s travel plan.

Organisations can:

  • help staff find a car-share partner by setting up a car share scheme – details are available at
  • provide priority car-share parking bays
  • provide a guaranteed taxi ride home for car sharers
  • host a ‘travel roadshow’ to raise awareness of car-sharing
  • provide incentives to car share, for example guaranteed on-site parking or car share breakfasts
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