Thursday, May 24, 2018

Car2Go suspending Toronto operations

The car-sharing company’s president Paul DeLong says it will be impossible to operate in Toronto come June, when a city-run pilot program will forbid the use of almost 10,000 parking spaces where users usually pick up or leave Car2Go vehicles. The company is suspending operations at the end of May.
DeLong is also complaining that Toronto’s city council recently passed parking permit fees, requiring companies taking place in a new car-sharing pilot to pay $1,4999.02 per vehicle.
In an open letter DeLong released on Wednesday morning, he says calling the move a disappointment would be “a huge understatement.”
He says the company did not want to cease its Toronto operations, but felt it has no other choice.
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