“Almost a third of the roughly 60,000 people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County live in their vehicles, according to the 2019 Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority point-in-time count. In Venice, that population increased by 65% last year to 447 people.” Santa Monica Daily Press: Vanlord parks homeless crisis in residential neighborhoods.

+ “The company reviewed mileage records and learned that a certain number of its vehicles were being returned after having ‘traveled no distance.'” The Verge: People in Japan are renting cars but not driving them.