September 10, 2007
the ASU State Press:
"ASU Parking and Transit
Services (PTS) has announced its partnership with Flexcar, the largest
car-sharing company in the United States.
is committed to providing sustainable, viable transportation options
for the campus community, is bringing Flexcar’s service to the
university. The Tempe campus also marks the first site in the state of
Arizona where Flexcar will have a presence"...
is a company that provides low-emission, fuel-efficient vehicles for
rent. Ten Flexcar vehicles, including Scions, hybrids, trucks and a
MINI Cooper, are parked in various locations on the Tempe campus. As of
Aug. 28, ASU students, faculty and staff can sign up to become members
of Flexcar. The first year’s membership is free for individuals who
sign up before Nov. 28. The annual membership fee is $35, but this fee
is waived if a member rents a Flexcar at least twice in one year.
members can rent a vehicle for an hourly rate, typically between $8 and
$10 per hour. Vehicles also can be rented for the day. As an added
value, the hourly or daily fee covers all gas, insurance and
"To learn more about
Flexcar, visit the Web site www.flexcar.com"UPDATE:
is now "ZipCar". Visit them at www.zipcar.com
my opinion, this is just another way that Tempe continues to pioneer a
true urban environment for it's citizens. Obviously, not
everyone will utilize the Flexcar system, but it is a fantastic option
for residents and students who call Downtown Tempe their home.
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