University of Pittsburgh


find freedom with cars on
campus by the hour or day.

(gas and insurance included!)

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University of Pittsburgh

What is Zipcar?

Glad you asked. It's a smarter way to get around the campus.

Zipcar Ford Focus
  • Drive cars by the hour or day. Gas & insurance included.
  • In neighborhoods, cities and airports across the globe.
  • Save hundreds over car ownership.
  • Choose from sedans, hybrids, vans and more.
  • Take select flexible vehicles one-way or round trip.

how it works

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Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour or as long as 7 days.

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Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

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Hit the road. When you're done, park the car in its reserved spot and use your Zipcard or the app to lock up.

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find Zipcars nearby

Find us located right on and near campus, cities and airports across the globe.

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What It Costs


what’s your affiliation with University of Pittsburgh?

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Students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

All students 18+ are welcomed, including drivers with international licenses.

I'm Chatham University faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.

I'm not affiliated with Chatham but still want to use Zipcar in Pittsburgh or around the world.

what's included

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Travel far and wide,
for road trips, away games,
visits home, and more.

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Fill up using the
gas card that's inside the car.
We'll get the bill.

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If you're a Zipcar member,
you're covered. (So you can drive safe
and rest easy.)

where can i go

There's a lot to do around University of Pittsburgh. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • 4121 Main

    Stopped here for a latte before church. The atmosphere is beautiful. It's very quant in size but the personality of the shop makes me want to go again and...more
  • Clothes Minded

    awesome place! the owner is super cool. I have bought and sold here. I had a good experience selling...he really knows his stuff and is cool about it unlike...more
  • Eons Fashion Antique

    Beautiful store! Everything was in amazing condition. I was looking for a bohemian skirt but they more specialize in 50s, 60s and 70s fashion. The amount...more
  • S.W. Randall Toyes & Giftes

    By far my favorite toy/hobby store... there is just something magical about this place. You'll find unique toys you can't find anywhere else along with toys...more

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  • Yoga Flow

    This is a wonderful studio with great instructors and appropriate heat levels. I visit every year from Boston and had 3 different classes with 3 different...more
  • Hartwood Acres Park

    Amazing park that has wonderful hiking trails. The best feature is the dog park. While it is a bit of a walk to get to, it is worth it. My pup loves it...more
  • ASCEND Pittsburgh

    I never expected to find myself writing about rock climbing, but here I am! Ascend is a fantastic rock climbing gym located in the South Side. And they are...more
  • I Am Yoga

    I moved to Pittsburgh this past year, and was on a hunt to find a Bikram yoga studio in town. I really found this studio to match my style and personality...more
  • Go Ape

    100% worth checking out. It's more than just ziplining, which some people might not like as much. This is a place that happens to have zip lines, but it's...more

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  • Zeke's Coffee

    A wide selection of excellent coffee. Staff is super helpful with making choices. I haven't been able to try the food/baked goods yet. But I'm going back...more
  • Waffallonia

    Best restaurant in Pittsburgh!!! But really, I don't think I've ever craved anything as much as I crave Waffallonia. The waffles are warm and cripsy on the...more
  • Cure

    I love myself a good chacruite plate so of course I had to check out this place. Omg the salumi I had a part of the "What you Came for" plate, amazing....more
  • Golden Pig

    This is such a diamond in the rough!It is so small and quaint so I wanted to wait for the right time. I went in hungry and left full! The flavor was such a...more
  • Muddy Waters Oyster Bar

    We made reservations last minute, and the hostess was able to fit us in on a Friday evening. From the atmosphere, drinks, service, and food I was completely...more

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