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This is pretty important for a city like San Diego with millions of people and no viable public transportation options. When I saw a groupon deal for a Car2go membership and 60 minutes of drive time last month I jumped on it.
How Does it Work? The idea of car sharing is simple. If you take a group of drivers, the odds of them all driving at the same time are pretty unlikely. Even during peak times like driving to and from work, most people go in anywhere between am and leave from pm.
That leaves a whole lot of cars just sitting around idle during most of the day. Car2go has a fleet of electric cars that are randomly placed across the city and you can reserve one anytime you need it.
You can make your reservation up to 30 minutes ahead of time through their smartphone app or by going online to their website. The flexibility of being able to pick up or end your trip anywhere within their driving area is what separates Car2go from other car sharing services.
Some highlights of the Car2go service: There are about 12, members and cars in the city so the ratio is pretty favorable for drivers. A Community for Rideshare Drivers Last week I wanted to go out with a couple friends downtown and I knew that I would be in no condition to drive home at the end of the night.
Luckily there was a car2go right outside my condo so I reserved it about 15 minutes before I was ready to leave. Each Car2go member is given a key card that you use to unlock the car and once you enter your PIN, your drive begins.
They get up to about 70 mph which is pretty good for an electric car. Where to Park the Damn Car!
I usually hate driving downtown because parking is a PITA. The great thing about Car2go though is that you can park in any metered spot for free.
You can also fit into a lot more spots since the car is almost half the length of a normal car. You definitely have to be careful though when parking the car2go because there are some restrictions on the type of spots you can park in.
And since everyone pays the same rate, older drivers are effectively subsidizing the rate for younger drivers kind of the opposite of how medical premiums work. Readers, have you tried a car sharing service like Car2go before? Sign up now for free.Car-Sharing. Want to run errands at lunch?
Have a business meeting? Spouse has the car for the day? Try car-sharing. A carsharing membership is a great resource for people who occasionally need a car but don't want the expense and/or trouble of car ownership.
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If you plan to regularly share your car with someone who does not live at your address, put the other person on title to the vehicle and sign an agreement. Car-sharing networks spread the use of a few vehicles between a number of drivers. Carpooling and ride-sharing help to reduce the number of cars on the road.