Carsharing at Ball State University : transportation redefined

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dc.contributor.advisor Higgins, Thomas P.
dc.contributor.author Schuessler, Justin M.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-02T13:35:56Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-02T13:35:56Z
dc.date.created 2012-05-07
dc.date.issued 2012-05-07
dc.identifier.other A-345
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/196361
dc.description.abstract Carsharing is a progressive model of transportation that allows members to obtain benefits of private vehicle ownership without the inclusion of fixed costs and responsibilities typically associated with ownership. Carsharing provides users with a fleet of shared vehicles that can be rented for periods of time, charging users on a needs-basis. Carsharing is appealing to individuals whose need for a private vehicle is limited, and the carsharing industry is aided by factors such as: density, educational attainment, intermodal tranSit, and age. Across the nation, carsharing is growing at an exponential rate in dense metropolitan areas such as college campuses. By instituting a carsharing program, Ball State University would effectively reduce costs at the University level and ultimately for state taxpayers. Carsharing will enhance Ball State University campus services and amenities, along with strengthening the University's commitment to protect the environment.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.subject.lcsh Planning.
dc.title Carsharing at Ball State University : transportation redefined en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis.
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1659859


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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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