Entries by CCAllAccess

We’re growing in Guelph! Two new cars added this year

Just in case you haven’t heard, Community CarShare is growing in Guelph! This June two new cars were added in the Ward/Two Rivers Neighbourhood. We’re excited to announce a new Toyota Prius C located at the Metalworks Development at 53 Arthur Street. As well, we’ve also added a Toyota Tacoma Pick Up Truck at 71 […]

Emissions progress in Waterloo Region – transportation reduction still needed

By Heather Bigelow Climate Action Waterloo Region has just released its progress report on emissions in the region, and as your favourite local sustainable transportation provider, we can’t help but weigh in! Climate Action WR, headed up by Sustainable Waterloo Region and Reep Green Solutions, works with local action owners—including Community CarShare—to reduce the region’s […]

Three ways carsharing just got better for you

by Matthew Piggott If you’re like me, you spend your day trying to figure out how to make carsharing more awesome for everyone who wants to join. OK, let’s be honest, if you’re reading this your typical day is probably not similar to mine. Nevertheless, we’ve recently been successful in getting some important wins for […]

Why CarShare? It’s like rental, but better!

By Ashley Keenan I bet you’ve heard of carsharing in some form or another over the past few years. You might have even wondered to yourself quietly, “Well how is that different than renting?” but didn’t want to ask. If you have been wondering “should I use rental or carshare” in the past – it’s […]

Helping to ending mental health stigma, one step at a time

By Janet MacLeod, Executive Director A culture of stigma around mental health issues is not something you will find amongst Community CarShare’s staff team. Instead, we embrace talking about our mental health, and recognize it’s just as important a consideration as physical health to employee wellbeing. This evolution of a supportive mental health culture started […]

What did Green Venture do when their van broke down?

Corporate Member Spotlight – Green Venture Green Venture is Hamilton’s premiere environmental outreach organization, specializing in school tours, urban gardening, and educational outreach to make Hamilton and surrounding areas a great place to live, work and play sustainably. The relationship between Green Venture and Community CarShare is a match made in eco-friendly heaven, it just […]

Consciously car-free: Come share in the freedom!

By: Ashley Keenan There is no denying we have created a vehicle centered culture. Cities are built around car ownership, and decades of marketing have convinced us that not only do we want to own personal automobiles but we feel we need them. As teenagers we lusted after car ownership, in adulthood we associate it […]

New Year, New Hours

The Hamilton Office is now closed on Thursdays instead of Fridays. The office phone line is also unanswered on Thursdays between 11 AM and 1 PM for a staff meeting/lunch. For urgent issues, members can contact the reservation line (The number is located on the back of your Smart Card). Otherwise, please leave a message […]

Give the Gift of CarSharing!

  Seasons greeting members and future CarShare members. Winter and the holiday season are fast approaching and now it’s time to consider that special person on your gift list.  Whether you’re making a planned (or unplanned) transportation switch in the New Year, or if you or someone you know just needs a new set of […]