Management & Operations

New Jersey Transit, Zipcar team up

Posted on April 22, 2008

New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) and Zipcar have teamed up to offer car-rental service at five NJ Transit locations.

The new partnership will extend the reach of NJ Transit by enabling customers to use a combination of rail service and rental car to reach their desired destination. 

The pilot program will kick off with a weekend road trip contest that includes free accommodations at a luxury bed and breakfast. Zipcar enables members to reserve a vehicle online or by phone and pick it up at a reserved parking location of the driver’s choice. Members are given an access card, called a "Zipcard,” which will open the vehicle at the time of the reservation and also serves as the ignition key. Rental includes insurance, a gas card and reimbursements for typical car maintenance needs.

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