Shared Mobility

Shared mobility options provide affordable, convenient and sustainable alternative to private car ownership.

  • According to the Canadian Automobile Association, it costs an average of $9,000 annually to own a vehicle in Canada.
  • Cars are the largest depreciating asset for most households, and sit idle more than 95% of the time.

Carsharing – Two-Way

The District of Squamish has designated parking stalls for two hybrid carshare vehicles in Squamish operated by Modo.

Fast Facts:

  • Two-way carsharing vehicles start and end their trips in the same location.
  • Every two-way carshare vehicle removes 9 to 13 private cars from our roads.
  • Two-way carsharing is proven to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 to 50%.
  • Two-way carsharing reduces parking demand, traffic and congestion.
  • Two-way carsharing complements other modes of active and sustainable transportation such as walking, cycling and public transit.

What you should know:

  • Two hybrid vehicles, a RAV4 and Prius V, are located at Chieftain Centre (1301 Pemberton Avenue) and Municipal Hall (37955 Second Avenue)
  • Both vehicles are equipped with ski and bike racks.
  • New members can pick-up their Modo fobs at Squamish Savings located at 1325 Pemberton Avenue.
  • Members get access to a diverse fleet of over 600 cars, trucks, SUVs and vans across the Modo network.
  • Members can offset the cost of longer booking by using Poparide to fill empty seats

 

Carsharing – One-Way

One-way carsharing does not require users to return the vehicles to the location where the trip originated. There are currently no one-way carshare providers operating within the District of Squamish.

 

Carpooling and Ridesharing

Ridesharing and carpooling are arrangements where individuals share a ride with a common origin or destination and share costs. This is not the same as for-profit organizations such as Uber (these are known as ride-hailing), that do not currently operate in Squamish.

There are several options for carpooling and ridesharing in Squamish. In addition to Facebook and Craigslist, those looking for rides can visit Poparide.

Commercial Bus Service

Options for commercial bus service to and from Squamish include:


 

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