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Which City Wants To Make Privately-Owned Cars Obsolete?

By Stephen Edelstein 1,123 views Aug 27, 2014 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Electric car drivers in Helsinki. Image: electrictraffic.fi Enlarge Photo Instead of continually improving the efficiency of cars, might it be better to replace them entirely? A few cities encourageresidents to eschew car use for public transit, cycling, or car-sharing services--but now one is trying to eliminate privately-owned cars altogether. Helsinki, Finland, is planning an ambitious public ridesharing service that could make privately-owned cars obsolete , according to a recent Navigant Research blog post. The Finnish capital wants to create a subscriber service that would give residents on-demand access to several transportation options, including carsharing, bikesharing, ferries, and the minibus service the city launched last year. Many cities have extensive public transit...

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