August 31, 2012
UhaulCarShare is placing one vehicle, a Mazda 3, on campus for the start of the 2012 fall semester. The vehicle will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to all students, faculty and staff members, 18 years of age and older.
May 25, 2012
The National Center for Education Statistics lists nearly 4,200 four-year and two-year college campuses in the U.S. Of these, approximately 265 have Zipcars.
In addition to the campus' CatTran bus system, bike and car sharing services, as well as additional parking areas have been implemented.
July 11, 2011
Because the services are subject to the full array of taxes imposed on traditional car rentals, the car sharing industry is experiencing losses.
June 17, 2011
Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein is calling for installing video screens in Chicago’s 2,200 lighted bus shelters. The technology would feature Bus Tracker information, car- and bike-sharing inventory and how long it would take to walk to popular destinations.
March 15, 2010
WeCar requires a $20 application fee and a $40 annual fee, allowing students to rent a Toyota Prius for $8 per hour or $42 per day. The service will also be available to faculty members beginning in April.
October 26, 2009
University of Florida focuses on bus ridership, carpooling and car sharing to reduce campus traffic.
June 15, 2009
Two new vehicles join the current vehicles located on campus (two) and in the communities of Champaign and Urbana (two each).
October 13, 2008
Customers who register online for both services will receive a single card that can be used to ride the CTA and unlock their reserved I-GO vehicle.
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