February 15, 2013 - Industry News
Cook County, Ill., and Zipcar Inc. are launching a new sharing program called “Shared Fleet” that brings existing County fleet vehicles into a car sharing network and gives County employees discounts when accessing Zipcar vehicles in the Chicago area.
Tags: Zipcar, Motor pool, car sharing, Cook County, Motor Pool Management, Illinois, Zipcar FastFleet
January 4, 2013 - Industry News
SAN MATEO, CA – San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) has launched a new program that will allow member organizations, which can include cities, counties, and other public agencies in the region, to share passenger vehicles.
Tags: car sharing, Utilization, San Mateo County, fleet rental
September 12, 2012 - Industry News
HONOLULU – The University of Hawai’i at Manoa will provide a car-sharing service to its staff, faculty, and students for university business and for personal use.
Tags: Motor pool, car sharing, university fleets, Hawaii, Enterprise Holdings, WeCar, University of Hawaii Manoa
August 22, 2012 - Industry News
CAMBRIDGE, MA - Through the partnership with Zipcar, 50 existing City-owned fleet vehicles, including 25 Nissan Leaf models, will be equipped with Zipcar’s FastFleet vehicle sharing technology.
Tags: Zipcar, Fleet management software, car sharing, electric vehicle, City of Houston, Zipcar FastFleet, Motor pool, Motor Pool Management
August 6, 2012 - Industry News
TORRANCE, CA – Find out how changes in car sharing will impact the fleet industry in a government-specific panel at the Green Fleet Conference.
Tags: Green Fleet Conference, car sharing, 2012 Green Fleet Conference
July 3, 2012 - Industry News
LOVELAND, CO - The City of Loveland will soon be reducing its fleet of vehicles through the implementation of a car-sharing program, expected to save the City more than $300,000 annually.
Tags: car sharing, WeCar, City of Loveland
April 12, 2012 - Press Release
CHANTILLY, VA - The solution offers benefits of consumer-based car sharing along with right-sizing data collection, automatic billing, policy enforcement, and total accountability for vehicle access.
Tags: car sharing, Agile Access Control Inc.
February 6, 2012 - Industry News
BOSTON - The City of Boston is partnering with car sharing company Zipcar, Inc., to launch a new fleet sharing program called FleetHub. A number of existing city-owned fleet vehicles will be outfitted with Zipcar's car sharing technology.
Tags: Zipcar, car sharing, City of Boston
October 26, 2011 - Industry News
WASHINGTON & SPRINGFIELD, IL - The U.S. GSA awarded a blanket purchase agreement to Zipcar as a vendor for the government's short-term rental (STR) program. The State of Illinois also launched the carsharing option for state employees.
Tags: GSA, Zipcar, carsharing, GSA contract, car sharing, hourly rental, Illinois
August 3, 2011 - Industry News
SAN ANTONIO - According to the RFP, the car-sharing program would be located in downtown San Antonio.
Tags: RFPs, Texas, car sharing, City of San Antonio
August 1, 2011 - Industry News
TORONTO - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) added four more self-service fleet kiosks to further reduce costs, as an expansion of its car-sharing program.
Tags: car sharing, Airport Fleet, Greater Toronto Airports Authority
May 9, 2011 - Industry News
SAN JOSE, CA – The City of San Jose is in the process of accepting bids from outside service providers for a car sharing program.
Tags: car sharing, City of San Jose
April 21, 2011 - Industry News
TUCSCON, AZ – The University of Arizona (UA) will receive its first Nissan Leaf on Earth Day as part of the campus’ car-sharing program for university employees and students.
Tags: car sharing, electric vehicle, EV charging station, Connect by Hertz, University of Arizona
April 15, 2011 - Industry News
CHANTILLY, VA - Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio has implemented a car sharing solution to reduce staff workload and streamline motor pool operations.
Tags: Motor pool, car sharing, Cedarville University, SState of Ohio
March 3, 2011 - Industry News
CHICAGO - Chicago’s fleet operators will be able to use FleetFast’s self-service online reservation and vehicle access system with City vehicles, and the company's Z4B will allow government officials and employees to reserve Zipcar vehicles.
Tags: Zipcar, car sharing
January 13, 2011 - Industry News
CHICAGO - Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel wants to reduce the City fleet, purchase more fuel-efficient cars, and perform a detailed inventory of all City vehicles to save $5 million in fleet expenses.
Tags: Fleet reduction, car sharing, Alternative Fuels
January 3, 2011 - Industry News
NEW HAVEN, CT - The City of New Haven is considering car sharing as a replacement for low-use City pool vehicles. The City currently operates a fleet of 25 pool cars used by municipal employees for official business.
Tags: Fleet Budget, car sharing
November 8, 2010 - Industry News
GWYNEDD VALLEY, PA - Gwynedd-Mercy College and U Car Share announced a car sharing partnership on Nov. 1 that will provide students and faculty with car-sharing transportation options.
Tags: car sharing
October 14, 2010 - Industry News
NEW YORK - Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and others announced Oct. 12 the start of New York City's first-ever car share program for city employees, which allows employees at the Department of Transportation to share use of dedicated Zipcar vehicles for daily official business.
Tags: New York City, Fleet reduction, car sharing
July 29, 2010 - Industry News
NEW YORK - A report from the New York City Mayor’s Office of Operations includes recommendations estimated to save $71 million in fleet costs in four years by streamlining city fleet management, centralizing operations, cutting fuel use, and decreasing fleet size, among other measures.
Tags: Maintenance, Fleet Budget, car sharing, customer service, Consolidating Fleet
July 1, 2010 - Industry News
BALTIMORE - The City of Baltimore has partnered with Zipcar Inc. to launch a car-sharing program with 22 new Zipcars parked in locations across the city.
February 11, 2010 - Industry News
CHICAGO - Using a successful Washington, D.C. program as a model, the Cook County Board of Commissioners is banking on an electronic monitoring system to make its management of the county's 2,000-vehicle fleet more efficient.
January 7, 2010 - Industry News
AUSTIN, TX - The six-month pilot program is essentially a barter agreement in which car2go receives on-street parking spaces in exchange for City of Austin employees' use of car2go vehicles for City business purposes. There is no exchange of revenue.
Tags: municipal fleets, car sharing, car2go, Daimler AG
November 19, 2009 - Industry News
AUSTIN, TX - The City of Austin just launched its six-month car-sharing pilot program with the introduction of 200 smart car vehicles to the Austin area.
March 23, 2009 - Industry News
COLUMBUS, OHIO – After two years with the car-sharing company Zipcar, Ohio State has decided to continue the program with another vendor, Connect By Hertz.
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