Can carpooling be organised like bus routes? France thinks so


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The Champfeuillet stop on the M'Covoit Lignes+ carsharing route in Voiron, near Grenoble. Photo: AFP

Carpooling today can take different forms. One innovative approach being rolled out in France is high-service-level carpooling routes.

These routes are similar to the predefined lines operated by public transport companies, only here, they're adapted to suit carpooling. This French initiative has already been deployed in several large cities in the country, including Grenoble, Lyon and Rennes.

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