Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
The Commonwealth Club: Climate OneAudio currently not available for this program.
Borrowed Wheels -- Are car sharing and ride sharing finally going mainstream? As of 2013, car sharing has over 1 million participants in North America. The show convenes a panel to discuss the boom in car sharing, its various business models including Lyft and Sidecar, and the hurdles the burgeoning industry faces. Panelists include Rick Hutchinson, CEO of City Car Share; Sunil Paul, CEO of Sidecar, a San Francisco-based car sharing startup; Susan Shaheen, co-director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center at UC Berkeley; and Kristin Sverchek, head of public policy and general counsel for Lyft and Zimride, two San Francisco-based car sharing startups.