Car Sharing Should Expand to Hollywood, Recommends City Report
Imagine this. You live in the Valley, work in Hollywood and you faithfully take the Metro Red Line subway every day to work. Why even bother with traffic? Or maybe, why even own car? Sometimes, however, you just need one in the middle of the day, say for a dentist's appointment across town. Thankfully, there is a car sharing program in Hollywood, so you go online, reserve a car parked in a special spot on the street and head out for a couple hours. That scenario could soon happen if the Los Angeles City Council approves a recommendation from the city's transportation staff. In a report (.pdf) to be discussed at a committee meeting this week, staff recommend extending a small on-street car sharing program only found around UCLA and USC.