Cardiff University is committed to promoting car sharing, as part of our commitment to sustainable travel. We would like to encourage all students and staff who are currently driving to work to consider joining our car share scheme, SharetoCardiffMet, which has been developed in partnership with Cardiff Council.
Why car share?
Paying for petrol, car maintenance, and parking can add up. If you can't avoid travelling to University by car, why not consider sharing your journey and sharing the cost?
Car sharing on your journey to University can help you save money, reduce carbon emissions and congestion, and can make your commute to campus into an enjoyable, sociable occasion.
How to register
All Cardiff Metropolitan University students and staff and are eligible to register for our car share scheme, SharetoCardiffMet.
Staff: Staff are entitled to dedicated car sharing parking spaces and can share with employees from the University or other Cardiff organisations registered with the Cardiff Council Car Share scheme. To register for SharetoCardiffMet, go to http://www.sharetocardiff.com/ and select the staff option.
Students: Car sharing is a great way for students to save money. You may still be able to travel as a passenger even if you don't own a car. To register for SharetoCardiffMet, go to http://www.sharetocardiff.com/ and select the student option.
Once you have registered, you will be able to search for suitable sharers who live near you or who match the criteria you specify. It is then up to you to contact potential sharers and form a share agreement that is convenient to all of you.
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Car Sharing Statistics
The University currently has a total of 788 members and 36 active groups registered with the car share scheme.
Our active car share groups reduced their car mileage by approximately 121,587 miles in 2011, which equates to savings of around 46.0 tonnes of CO2.