Car Share

Car sharing supports community transport and sustainability goals by reducing the demand of on-street car parking, reducing private vehicle ownership and encouraging a shift to sustainable transport modes, resulting in better air quality and lower carbon emissions due to reduced traffic fumes.

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Car Share Policy

The City of Ryde Car Share policy applies to fixed car share spaces located on City of Ryde streets or in City of Ryde owned carparks.  

Specific objectives of Council’s Car Share Policy include: 

  • using on-street parking spaces more efficiently: by reducing the parking demand created by underused private vehicles. 
  • reducing traffic congestion, vehicle trips and greenhouse emissions: by reducing vehicle kilometres travelled, and shifting travel to more fuel efficient vehicles. 
  • supporting the local economy: by reducing the need of businesses and individuals to own a private vehicle and car space.  
  • reducing the growth in private car ownership: By using car share vehicles, car share users defer or reduce their private car ownership.   
  • increasing social inclusion: by enabling access to a variety of vehicles to households who could not otherwise afford them.  
  • increasing health: as people walk and cycle more.  

These objectives are consistent with the following City of Ryde outcome areas under Council’s 2028 Community Strategic Plan:  

  • “Our natural and sustainable city”, specifically the goal to reduce our environmental footprint; 
  • “Our connected and accessible city”, for promoting sustainable transport and reducing reliance on private car ownership; 
  • “Our vibrant and liveable city” increasing community connection and promotion of an inclusive and active lifestyle; 

It is also consistent with Council’s Local Strategic Planning Statement  2020 Planning Priority T4 to “Adopt a city-wide car share program and prioritise car and ride share parking to enhance transport sustainability”.

Car Share Operators

Implementation of the Car Share Policy will be undertaken through an open application process conducted by Council once per year open to eligible car share operators by invitation to submit applications. Council’s Fixed Space Car Share Guidelines set out the general requirements for dedicated car share parking including the siting and location of car share spaces, allocation of car share spaces, eligibility and obligations of car share operators, management of car share spaces and associated fees and charges. 

Uber Car Share

Uber Car Share is a peer-to-peer car sharing network option, allowing people to rent privately owned vehicles from around their area by the hour or day. See Uber Car Share for more details.

Fixed Car Share Locations

In November 2020, Council approved new fixed car share spaces. The locations of the new fixed car share space locations can be viewed in the tables below or on Google Maps.

The dedicated bays have been allocated to three car share operators - POPCAR, GoGet and Hertz. To book a car with these operators, please visit their websites: POPCAR GOGETHERTZ

14 Constitution Road, Ryde
45 Meadow Crescent, Meadowbank
303 Morrison Road, Ryde
1 - 3 Lee Avenue, Ryde
5 Anderson Avenue, Ryde
20 Herbert Street, Ryde
13 Angas Street, Meadowbank
1 Rothesay Avenue, Ryde
4 Bay Drive, Meadowbank
37 Fontenoy Road (near Khartoum), Macquarie Park
24 Lardelli Drive, Ryde
Colebee Street (corner Bennelong Way), Ryde
Nancarrow Avenue (cnr Bowden Street), Ryde
8 Western Crescent, Gladesville
Western Crescent (cnr Ross Street), Gladesville
Hallifax Street, North Ryde
31-33 Wharf Street, Gladesville
13 Angas Street, Meadowbank
1 Rothesay Avenue, Ryde
21 Bay Drive, Meadowbank
91 Constitution Road West, Meadowbank
143 Bowden Street, Meadowbank
Opposite 1-3 Bank Street, Meadowbank
17 Meadow Crescent, Meadowbank
Meadow Crescent (East Side), Outside 21-22 Bank Street, Meadowbank
90 Belmore Street (East Side), Ryde
9 Rothesay Avenue , Ryde
Constitution Road, Corner Belmore Street, Ryde
12 Isabel Street, Ryde 
16 Hamilton Crescent West, Ryde 
22-26 Herbert Street, West Ryde 
Opposite 31 Wattle Street, West Ryde
30-32 Forster Street, West Ryde
3 Harvard Street, Gladesville
3 Smith Street, Ryde

3-5 Porter Street, Ryde

For all of GoGet's locations within the City of Ryde, visit their website.

15-17 Angas Street, Meadowbank
Opposite 5 Cottonwood Crescent, in front of Wilga Park, Macquarie Park


All enquiries regarding the application should be addressed to Council at or call 9952 8222.