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Group looking into car sharing

Programs popular in urban areas

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In the Capital Region, it can be tough to get around without a car. There are buses, but they don’t go everywhere, and taking cabs can get expensive. But a car-sharing program could make things easier for people who lack reliable transportation. At least, that’s what a new committee currently exploring the possibility of bringing one to Albany, Schenectady and Rensselaer counties believes. Car sharing is a low-cost, neighborhood-based car-rental program that allows people to ...

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dan
June 3, 2012
1:15 a.m.

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There's a site called getaround.com that kind of already does this. You can list your car available for rent, then other people "rent" it from you. The podcast The Social Hour just had an interview one of it's co-founders last month. You can watch/listen to that here - http://twit.tv/show/the-social-hour/60 The interview starts around the 2:45 mark.

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