OpConnect, for the electric vehicle charging infrastructure;
Envoy Technologies, for providing the carsharing platform where users can reserve, access, and pay for rides by smartphone or iPads located in secure common areas for people without access to the internet or smartphones; and
Like other carsharing and vansharing programs, CRuSE is intended to provide a new mobility solution in a community where public transit is not always a reliable transportation choice. Carsharing can be especially valuable in rural areas as it allows people to use cars who cannot necessarily afford to own and maintain their own vehicle. This pilot, with its intentional siting of vehicles in areas of need, can also serve as a model for other carsharing programs.