Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, and Metrolinx, Ontario’s regional transportation agency for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), are expanding their partnership by adding Zipcars to seven additional GO Transit stations to grow the number of seamless transportation options available to GTHA residents, businesses and visitors.
The launch is a further step in Zipcar’s international expansion, which already includes an established presence in the United Kingdom, Spain, France and Austria. The expansion to Istanbul celebrates Zipcar’s third new European market in seven months as it accelerates growth and increases its footprint to meet increasing consumer demand.
When Zipcar first launched in Cambridge, Massachusetts 15 years ago, smart phones hadn’t been invented, social media sites didn’t exist and “sharing” was a concept relegated to toddlers and libraries. Today, thanks to the success of Zipcar and its members sharing thousands of cars in hundreds of locations around the world, cities have a wider variety of transportation options that reduce parking demand, save businesses, students and consumers money and decrease emissions and pollution.
When Zipcar first launched in Cambridge, Mass. 15 years ago, smart phones hadn’t been invented, social media sites didn’t exist and “sharing” was a concept relegated to toddlers and libraries.
The Pasadena Department of Transportation (DOT) and Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, are partnering to introduce 20 Zipcars in 10 new locations to provide members, including Pasadena residents, students, businesses and visitors, increased access to an affordable transportation option that is convenient, and helps to reduce congestion, emissions and parking demand.
Zipcar, Inc. today announced the launch of the “Communities with Drive” program, sponsored by Zipcar and Ford Motor Company. Communities with Drive is a national contest to seek and reward organisations that are having a profound impact on the communities in which they operate.
Beginning today, 25 Zipcars are available by the hour or by the day for residents, students, businesses and visitors in the city of Houston. Zipcar’s revolutionary “wheels when you want them” service offers a wide variety of vehicles, from MINI Coopers to pickup trucks, and includes gas, a reserved parking spot, insurance, and 180 miles per day, making it a great option for those looking for convenient and cost-effective transportation.
Zipcar, Inc., the world’s leading car sharing network, today announced it has launched service at Chicago’s O’Hare International and Midway airports, bringing the total number of airports that offer Zipcar to 26.
The Boston Common Garage and Zipcar, Inc., the world’s leading car sharing network, today announced the introduction of four new 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrids to Zipcar’s Boston fleet, as well as plug-in stations and priority parking for Zipcars and other hybrid vehicles at the Boston Common Garage.
Zipcar, Inc., the world’s leading car sharing network, today announced the expansion of Zipcar Detroit, bringing the total number of Zipcars in the city up to 40. With the expansion, Detroit becomes Zipcar’s 25th major metropolitan market.
Zipcar, Inc., the world’s leading car sharing network and the City of Houston Fleet Management Department have announced that Houston’s FleetShare program has expanded to its second location. The program first launched with shared pool vehicles in the Theater District’s Tranquility Garage and has recently expanded to the City Hall Annex Garage.