Car Share Co-Op in Oak Cliff

A neighborhood car share program

NBC 5 story last night

Check out NBC 5 story by reporter Ellen Goldberg about Car Share Co-Op in Oak Cliff!  Story with video here

If you’re interested in helping to craft a legitimate car share co-op program in Dallas, please email or reply to this post.

Guest Blogger for DMN’s Transportation Blog

In today’s DMN Transportation Blog, Rodger Jones allows me to tell my story about setting up this car share co-op.  While there are always going to be “hater’s”, I don’t regret putting myself out there one bit.  Blogs can serve a very good purpose in our society, however much they may be abused by the public.

Here’s the story!

If you’re interested in discussing the car share with me in more detail, please drop me an email at jrbraddick@gmail.com

Thanks,

Jonathan

DMN Transportation Post Spawns this Blog!

I must say that I didn’t expect to be writing this or really even take my idea that seriously, but today’s DMN Dallas Transportation Blog post by Rodger Jones titled, “Can Oak Cliff man launch car share co-op?” has made me rethink it and consider the opportunities that may or may not arise.

Basically, the idea I have is to create a co-op for people to share the expenses of operating a vehicle in Dallas county.  I have two main purposes: 1)Save money on maintaining a vehicle, and 2) Move to a one care household

My vehicle is a rare 2003 Jetta wagon TDI with 150,000 miles and another 150k waiting..If you’re not familiar with these engines, see this website devoted to them.  They’re very durable and get up to 50 mpg!  The idea would be to create a share for the vehicle based on a monthly fee that pays for expenses.  I’m not sure how that fee structure would look like to date, but will contemplate that if enough interest is generated.

If you’re interested in discussing more, please post a reply to this thread or email me at jrbraddick@gmail.com