Car2go Suspending Toronto Operations

Company says city's new restrictions makes service 'inoperable'

One of Toronto’s only car-sharing company’s Car2go is shutting down operations in Toronto.

The company wrote in a tweet that they are being forced out due to “City of Toronto’s decision to pass a heavily amended pilot” that they said makes their service “inoperable.” In a statement, Car2go added that Toronto’s decision to slap heavy restrictions on free-float rules “sets forth a legal framework effectively making it impossible for car2go to successfully operate.”

The free-float system doesn’t require a round trip for car users, allowing them to pick up a car from a location and drop it off anywhere else in the city. This system is essential to Car2go’s operations in Toronto.

Car2go says their last day in service will be May 31st. See their full statement here.

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