The Measure has produced a business methodology and operative strategy for the implementation of Car Sharing service in Perugia. The implementation consists of a structured desk research, at Italian and EU level, definition of the potential users through the local survey, definition of the policy to follow in order at the developing of the car sharing approach and, finally, development of the tailored car sharing business plan. The feasibility study for a car sharing scheme in Perugia has been up-scaled to a full system implementation and all the preparatory actions needed for selecting car sharing service provider (administrator) have been implemented. To ensure the principles of transparency, appropriate advertising, non-discrimination, equal treatment, mutual recognition and proportionality, Perugia Municipality decided to select car sharing administrator by a competitive procedure, after notice publication. On the basis of the peculiarity and complexity of the requested performance, the criterion of the most economically advantageous tender has been chosen. Tender’s documents have been produced and the tender has been launched. The procedures to select car sharing administrator are under finalization. The measure has been disseminated through specific dissemination channel, mainly at the city level. Perugia Municipality has presented by different communication channels the city’s strategy regarding sustainable mobility, presenting car sharing as a sustainable mobility solution to be implemented in the near future.
The overall objective is to conduct research and development to establish a car club comprising a fleet of cars located in special parking areas across Perugia. The aim is to spread this new concept of transport mode able to decrease own car dependence, improve economic benefits as well as decrease environmental impacts generated from traffic congestion. The main innovative aspect is connected at the new concept the “pay as you use”: users, paying a membership fee, can use a pool of vehicles of different characteristics paying pro-rata for the time and distance.