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August 2012

Whilst Australia has historically been slow to take up carpooling, the concept appears to be re-entering the green debate, possibly in light of rising petrol prices, traffic congestion, and the obvious environmental and health effects due to carbon emissions and degradation of air quality.

“People are starting to face up to reality – this culture of sole occupant vehicle is going to have to change one way or the other,” Peter Harper, founder of sydneycarpools.com said.