The Shared Mobility Action Plan lays out ways transportation officials around the county could make "shared-use" forms of travel available to residents. These options include ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft, bike-sharing programs, public transportation and car-sharing.
The plan, released by the Shared-Use Mobility Center, sets a goal of reducing private vehicle use by 2 percent, which would take 100,000 cars off the streets over five years. The report offers recommendations for how
"It is vital that Los Angeles County embrace the goals outlined in this plan and work to scale up transit, bike-sharing, car-sharing and ride-hailing to help reduce congestion on the region's roadways and increase affordable,
SUMC was formed using some of the proceeds from the sale of IGO CarSharing, another nonprofit that operated a car-sharing program in Chicago before it was sold to car-rental company Enterprise Holdings.
The center is working with the city of Los Angeles on a pilot program that makes an electric car-sharing program available in low-income neighborhoods.