Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.12
Liaison Jenny McNamara
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2014
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Portland State University
OP-T2-37: Car Sharing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Nikki Kress
Administrative Coordinator
Transportation and Parking Services
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Does the institution participate in a car sharing program, such as ZipCar or HourCar?:

A brief description of the program:

ZipCar Benefit
PSU Faculty and Staff can join ZipCar (a car-sharing company) for free and receive reduced rates for personal driving on weekdays. Use one of the 20 ZipCars on campus.

Faculty and Staff are also eligible for ZipCar use for business trips.

ZipCar also offers a deal for PSU students. Students pay only $35/year, plus get $35 in free driving to use during their first month.

Getaround: Getaround is a car sharing community which helps people rent each other's cars. Renters have access to a large selection of vehicles, while car owners set their price, who can rent and when. Insurance is included with every rental. PSU students and employees can sign up for free when they join at www.getaround.com/@psu.

PSU is at the heart of the Car2Go service area. Car2Go offers one-way car sharing trips in the central city; 30% of their fleet are EVs, and the rest are Smart Cars.

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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