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Car-sharing does not reduce road use
By The Straits Times | 29 NOV 2014

How would an electric car- sharing scheme further our ambition to be "car-lite"? In short, it does not.
Car-sharing schemes, electric or otherwise, will actually lead to higher utilisation of road space, not less. And as the whole purpose of going "car-lite" is to put a cap on congestion, car-sharing does not quite serve the cause.
Former Transport Minister Raymond Lim told Parliament in 2010: "From an overall transport perspective, more people sharing a car in effect increases the use of that car."
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