SEStranTripshare is the Region’s web-based car sharing (car pooling in the EU) scheme to link car drivers or passengers who are making similar journeys.
SEStranTripshare is the Region’s web-based car sharing (car pooling in the EU) scheme to link car drivers or passengers who are making similar journeys in South East Scotland and wish to share the costs. The scheme the umbrella group run by SEStran, of which SEStran’s 8 local authorities are covered. SEStranTripshare also includes private membership from Colleges, Universities and Private Sector organisations (e.g. Edinburgh Airport)

Resources needed

£25,000 per year

Evidence of success

To date:
• Over 8,800 members

• Mileage savings by sharing teams (forecast for next 12 months) - 3,350,720 miles

• Financial savings by sharing teams (forecast for next 12 months) - £810,887

• CO2 savings by sharing teams (forecast for next 12 months) - 1103.3 tonnes

Potential for learning or transfer

• Partnership working is key to TripshareSEStran’s success.
• The scheme can only be as good as its communication activities.
• National Liftshare Week (October) has been a valuable tool in raising both awareness and membership
• SEStranTripshare can be used to join up journeys, and assist in areas where the Public Transport provision is limited
Project
Main institution
SEStran
Location
Eastern Scotland, United Kingdom
Start Date
June 2010
End Date
Ongoing

Contact

Catriona Macdonald Please login to contact the author.