Autolib – Car Sharing French Style
17 June 2013 | Transport
Car sharing systems are all the go, I’m a card carrying enthusiast for Zipcar in London and I’ve tried out (and just rejoined) Flexicar in Melbourne.
The French were fairly pioneering with bicycle sharing and their Velib system has been a big hit. So it’s hardly su...
Rent-a-cars – share cars
9 January 2013 | Transport
The biggest business travel story for me at the start of 2013 was the news that Avis are buying Zipcar. I’m a big fan of the car share business and although I’ve only tried it out in Melbourne (with Flexicar) I’m a card-carrying regular with Zipcar when I’m in London....
London Phone Apps & an Electric Car
11 July 2012 | Transport
◄ I’ve been getting around London with three useful smartphone apps. When I need a car in London I go to Zipcar and their phone app shows me where the cars are (the nearest one is about 100 metres from where I live in London) and altogether there are 1700 of them scat...
Cars & Bikes
20 December 2010 | Transport
Time for my end of year sum up, on 19 December I looked at Museums & Art Galleries. Today it's cars and bicycles. No change in the cars Maureen and I own in Australia – a Lotus Europa, a Mini Cooper S, a Toyota Prius. Or in the UK – no car at all.
▲ Techie in...
25 June 2010 | Transport
Bicycle sharing schemes are all the go – I’ve posted blogs about my experiences with them in Melbourne (where the Melbourne Bike Share scheme launched just a few weeks ago) and in Paris (I was in Paris in 2007, not long after the Vélib’ scheme launched).