Avoiding the use of the private car can save you 1,254 million and avoiding the emission into the atmosphere of 832 tons of CO2.
Are the record numbers of “carpooling” contained in the “annual Report on the sustainable mobility company,” elaborated on the data of 2019 by Jojob, the service in Italy offers to companies a complete tool of the corporate welfare for the mobility.
With Jojob companies can encourage the use of shared transport, and low environmental impact among the employees, with certification via app for smartphone travel home-to-work facts in carpooling, or, better still, by bike, on foot or with the shuttle company.
According to the startup Bringme, a company which in 2014 has given birth to Jojob, the past year has witnessed a real boom in the use of these tools by the companies that have so far succeeded to raise the awareness of their employees in the adoption of means of transport more and more sustainable.
in detail, in 2019, the carpooling company with which the employees can share the journey to and from work with colleagues and employees of surrounding companies, has allowed to save, then go in sharing instead of own car, 5.892.016 km, with an increase of 88% compared to the year 2018.
in practice, in a year, almost doubled the kilometres travelled in carpooling from someone who has gone to work, transporting colleagues and friends (4.288.848 km), removing from the streets 197.595 car and avoiding the emission of 765.962 kg of CO2 (+81% compared to 2018).
An increase in the service and as a result has led to the saving of a record highlighted by the analysis of Jojob equal to 1.2 million euros just by using the carpooling.
According to the study, the average trip route from the carpooler who every day choose to share the car to go to work, sees the use of a car with 2,38 people for a distance of 29 km.
So, each user gets to save on average 1.9660,20 euro each year, whereas the average cost for single travelers would be 2.6136 euro (calculated on the Aci table 0,20 €/km).
“2019 was the year of change for Jojob and we are ready for 2020 rich in important innovations-highlights Gerard Albertengo, founder and Ceo of Jojob – In the last 12 months we have exceeded the one million euro saved, thanks to the carpooling and the numbers of use of the certificate for Bike, Walk, and Shuttles are grown in an exponential manner, showing the ability of companies to communicate the change, on the other, the desire on the part of employees to look for modes of travel alternative to the private car.
unlike any other type of sustainable mobility, the choice of carpooling relies on existing infrastructures, by proposing a change of mentality and of the way in which the exploit”.
“The carpooling, especially on routes outside urban, is the most immediate way to reduce the number of vehicles on the road, " he added, Albertengo – supporting the public transport that often fails to serve the suburban areas in a widespread and economically sustainable.
For a concrete example, working only with the employees of our 3000 companies, in 2019, we have managed to remove from the road about 200,000 cars, that if they were put in a row would be a queue of about 600 km, as the distance from Rome to Milan”.
in Addition to carpooling, the workers of the various member companies have shown to appreciate the services, Bike, Walk, and Shuttles launched by Jojob, in the course of 2018, to certify the routes from home to work made on foot or by bicycle, or board the shuttles of the company.
In 2019, according to the report, the use of the bicycle is five times higher compared to 2018, reaching 240.000 km, routes, employees who have reached the place of work to walk the course in total 50.649,7 km (+608% compared to 2018), while with Jojob Shuttles have been certified 220.092 km (+176%). (m.r.)
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