CBC Canada: Vancouver City undertakes ‘Sharing Economy’ study

bixi-bike“The City of Vancouver is helping fund new research into growing the local sharing economy. Vancouver is already home to car-sharing and office-sharing. Now, researchers with The Sharing Project are looking to identify further demand through focus groups, interviews and surveys.” – CBC News

Vancouver will be the latest city to join the ranks of a number of other councils around the world, including Seoul and San Francisco, to explore the growing impact and opportunities of collaborative consumption at a local level. With a burgeoning entrepreneurial scene, and interest at a council level, it will be interesting to see the outcomes of Vancouver’s ‘The Sharing Project’ in the coming months.

Read more about the study at CBC News.

 

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