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Inner west commuters could soon see changes to parking around light rail stations, with some general parking proposed to be allocated to car share.
The Inner West Council will trial providing up to 20 spaces for car share across the light rail stations as part of integrating car share with public transport.
Car share user Nicole Peters in a GoGet vehicle. Picture: Justin SansonThe change would encourage commuters who use light rail to adopt shared vehicles for travel between their home and the station.
A spokeswoman for the council said residents and business operators would be consulted before any decision to convert parking spaces to car share.
A pick-up and drop-off zone outside Marion light rail station at Haberfield. Picture: Jordan ShieldsThe trial would allow people to make more sustainable transport choices, she said.
Representatives of car share operator GoGet, which formed in Newtown, proposed the changes to the council.
The council and GoGet will work together for the trial. However, the spaces will be open to all car share operators.
This article first appeared on www.dailytelegraph.com.au
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