In new York, 300 Parking spaces will give a car-share

In new York about 300 Parking places (mainly outside of Manhattan) will now be occupied by cars and car-sharing Zipcar and Enterprise CarShare, said city officials on may 31.

June 4, car-share cars can be rented on the streets of new York, not in the garage, as it was until now.

«Before, one family used a car, but it now 50 or 70 will be able to use one car, and the city will benefit,» said adviser mark Levin.

The Department of transport understands that reducing precious Parking spaces will cause dissatisfaction, but officials assure vehicle availability to every resident or traveler will now increase many times over. In addition, the initiative will help reduce traffic congestion and air pollution.

«This pilot project will provide choice to residents who use public transport to get to jobs, hospitals across the city», — said the representative of the Democratic party Donovan Richards.

The company’s car-sharing are now required to deliver the cars to areas not previously served. In Zipcarwill also waive fees and offer discounts to residents of NYCHA and new Yorkers with card, IDNYC.

«If the result will be, we will begin to use car sharing across the country more actively,» said mayor bill de Blasio.

Earlier we wrote that the representative of the administration of Polly Trottenberg said that by the end of the year in new York city more expensive Parking.

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