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Government to launch incentives to encourage car sharing

National News // July 25, 2017

The government is looking at ways to encourage car sharing for commuters. Ministers hope to have a plan in place to start trials by the end of the year.

Pixabay Government to launch incentives to encourage car sharing

If successful, it could mean a third fewer cars on the road at peak times.

Incentives could include tax breaks and cheaper parking.

There are also plans to launch a mobile phone app to put passengers and drivers together – including matching smokers with fellow smokers and those with similar musical tastes.

Over half of commuters in Switzerland get to work by car. 

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