Most urban Americans are--by this point--likely aware of car sharing and the potential benefits it can bring. Owning a car can be an expensive proposition, given upkeep, parking, and insurance. And with public transit nearby, there isn't much need for a car except in very specific circumstances. Thus, renting a car from a company or a neighbor just for the moments you need one becomes quite economical.
Given those realities, and new technology that is making it easier to implement, car sharing is taking off around the world. A new infographic, designed by Hyperakt and created by the Collaborative Fund (the folks behind the collaborative consumption house graphic) lets you drive a car through a landscape that shows the benefits of car sharing. For instance:
Check the complete infographic at Fast Company