Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer commuting guidance for commuters and workplaces
The government, in consultation with industry, has produced guidance to help ensure commuters and workplaces are as safe as possible. Following on from that advice, we have updated our guidelines and included a series of illustrations to show our members how to share responsibly. Find our guidance for commuters here and for workplaces here.
In the past month, it’s been impossible to ignore the voice of Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion.
Our planet is at crisis point. Biologists claim that we could already be in a period of extinction. Only the SIXTH in the last 540 MILLION years.
Action needs to be taken now to…
At Liftshare, we consider ourselves as trailblazers and like any trailblazer we love a milestone.
We’re on a mission to save 1 billion car miles by March 2020… but we can’t do it alone.
We’re delighted to announce that, to date, our members have taken over 800 MILLION car miles off the UK’s roads. That’s the equivalent of
The saying goes that sharing is caring, and that doing good does you good.
Studies show that acts of altruism elicit both physical and mental benefits. On the flip side, it is also thought that congestion has a negative impact on mental health, causing stress to those caught in congestion. Top that with the fact that the average UK…
We’ve delved into how Liftshare can combat the UK’s parking epidemic, but what about reducing the required spaces of your organisation while saving your business money, too?
Surface parking can cost up to £2000 per space to create, with underground car parks stinging £15,000 per space to construct – not taking into account upkeep or rental.
So far, we’ve covered how Liftshare can help your organisation to reduce the demand for parking and achieve its sustainability goals but have you ever considered how Liftshare can aid recruitment and retention for your business?
With employment rate at its highest since 1971, recruiting the best person for the job may be restricted, particularly if your…
In the previous blog in our series of how the suite of products offered by Liftshare can benefit an organisation we touched on reducing the demand of parking. This time, we look at how working with Liftshare can positively impact your organisations sustainability goals.
Many organisations have sustainability goals, ensuring that the impact that they have on the environment, pollution…
Over the next few months we will be delving deeper into how the suite of products offered at Liftshare can benefit an organisation, starting with how Liftshare can help reduce the demand for parking at your organisation.
In 2012, the RAC foundation released a parking factsheet which estimated that there are 39 million parking acts taking place every day,…
Wolseley UK is the country’s largest supplier of building materials, with trade customers, such as plumbers and builders, accounting for the largest proportion of its sales. They launched their Liftshare Scheme in November 2018 at their headquarters in Warwick.
By producing a Scoping Smart Mobility report Liftshare identified that 65% of Wolseley…
Liftshare knows that in the UK there are thousands of businesses and local authorities that offer car-parking facilities and want to constantly strive to improve quality, convenience and choice for those that use them.
Smart Parking combines the innovative Liftshare app technology with visibility of daily journey validation for…
Organisations now have the ability to allocate parking permits that identify car sharers via unique QR codes using Liftshare’s unique verification technology.
Smart Parking is the technology which connects a client’s Liftshare scheme, Parking Permits and Trip Authentication together into one package, and gives clients the reassurance that employees are sharing their commute on a regular basis.
Liftshare are delighted to announce the achievement of a huge milestone: there are now 50,000 members confirmed as sharing a regular journey through Liftshare.com or one our Liftshare communities.
Based on this, together we will save £24, 745, 805, 246, 501, 298 miles, and reduce CO2 by 48, 437 tonnes over…
Updated on 28.01.2019
At Liftshare we work with over 700 clients, made up of a diverse range of organisations, ranging from hospitals, councils and universities to manufacturers, fulfilment centres and corporate offices. Amongst those is Jaguar Land Rover, the world-famous car manufacturer, headquartered in the UK.
Liftshare has been supporting Jaguar Land Rover with their car share requirements since 2011,…
For years, Liftshare has been advancing it’s technologies to not only ensure that we find our members the best matches with others travelling to the same place, but also how we can help our clients monitor who is sharing a journey within their business’ car parks.
Additional to the Liftshare platform that allows businesses to operate, manage and maintain their…
Today we’re launching the new Liftshare Companion app, which replaces the previous Liftshare app.
Download it now from the App Store and Google Play Store!
We’ve taken the chance to focus on what really matters. We’ve learnt that our app no longer needs to do everything, particularly as our site has improved hugely since the launch of our first app.
A three year project set up in the Black Isle in Scotland called Million Miles, has exceeded its target to reduce the number of car miles on the local roads. The project which promotes greener more sustainable travel, encourages individuals to consider the following alternatives;
Active travel (walking and cycling)
Greener car travel (car-sharing)
Map-reading skills are under threat because of a growing reliance on smartphones and sat-navs, experts say.
The Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN) said increasing dependence on technology means people are losing the ability to find their way by traditional methods.
More than one in eight of the population now has a smartphone or sat-nav device which can deliver extraordinarily detailed…
Hitting your TV screens tonight on BBC1 at 9.30pm, is Peter Kay’s new car-sharing sitcom.
The sitcom follows two workers, John and Kayleigh, who have been thrown together in a company car-share scheme, forcing their paths to cross as they journey to their respective jobs at a major out-of-town supermarket.
As a nation we have come to rely on the car for mobility. The most popular journey purpose is shopping, whether to the corner shop to buy the newspapers, the weekly trip by car to the supermarket or the expedition to a shopping centre for less frequent purchases. After shopping comes, in descending order, commuting to work, visiting friends,…
Car-sharing can help corporate organisations achieve many goals, including: reducing the need for physical space for parking, improving accessibility, cutting C02 emissions, saving employees a substantial amount of money and building stronger internal relationships. (more…)