Discover National Parks and Historic Sites with Parks Canada and Communauto

Montreal, July 31st, 2017 – Communauto, North American car-sharing pioneer, and Parks Canada Agency are partnering for a sustainable partnership that combines historical discoveries and ecological displacements. All Communauto’s vehicles be equipped with a Discovery Pass that gives free access throughout the year to the 27 historic sites and national parks managed by Parks Canada located in Quebec.

Through articles and advice on his blog, Communauto will introduce history lovers to bucolic, historical and economic getaways. Looking for an excursion? Communauto and Parks Canada will suggest destinations throughout Quebec, both during summer and winter and for the whole family. With this partnership, Parks Canada continues to bring Canadians closer to their heritage through its extensive network of national parks, marine conservation areas and national historic sites.

“With this partnership with Parks Canada, we will demonstrate that you don’t need to own a car to get out of the city. With car sharing, you can now go out with a clear conscience, save money and reduce the environmental impact of traveling” said Marco Viviani, Vice President, Strategic Development, Communauto.”This partnership with Parks Canada is a great Recognition of the social and environmental vocation of our company and goes hand in hand with the mission of preservation and conservation of cultural and natural heritage promoted by the Agency” concluded Mr.Viviani.

Car-sharing offers a practical and economical alternative to ownership of a vehicle and helps to reduce the number of cars and their use, preserving quality spaces. Communauto’s fleet consists of 70% of eco-efficient vehicles. The company, through the rational use of cars by their subscribers, contributes to the avoidance of 40 tons of greenhouse gases annually.

 

About us

Communauto was founded in Quebec City in 1994. The company has a social, environmental and urban vocation. In addition to being the oldest car-sharing company in North America, Communauto was the first car-sharing organization on the North American continent to offer 100% electric cars to its customers, and to offer two types of car-sharing service (with and without reservation). Its service is based on the pooling of more than 2,000 vehicles. Communauto’s network is growing and is now present in 7 cities in Canada: Kingston, Ottawa, Gatineau, Montreal (Laval and Longueuil), Quebec, Sherbrooke, Halifax and since 2012 in Paris.

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