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Robin Chase:
The idea behind Zipcar (and what comes next)

TED2007 · 13:39 · Filmed Mar 2007
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Robin Chase: The idea behind Zipcar (and what comes next)
13:39 · Filmed March 2007 at TED2007 · Subtitles available in 22 languages

Robin Chase founded Zipcar, the world’s biggest car-sharing business. That was one of her smaller ideas. Here she travels much farther, contemplating road-pricing schemes that will shake up our driving habits and a mesh network vast as the Interstate.

Transport Networker
With Zipcar, Robin Chase introduced car-crazy America to the concept of non-ownership. Now she's flipping that model with Buzzcar, which lets you rent your own auto to your neighbors. Full bio
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