Zipcar and the City of New York, today announced two major initiatives that will soon make car sharing available in more neighborhoods and to more individuals throughout the city while reducing the need for personal vehicle ownership. 

Through participation in the Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) car-sharing pilot, Zipcar will expand its presence in New York City with an additional 116 on-street and municipal parking lot locations, consisting of 228 parking spaces dedicated specifically for Zipcars.

Zipcar also announced a separate partnership with the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), that will soon provide residents with access to 24 Zipcars, available for reservation at 11 NYCHA properties. Zipcar is offering discounted memberships for NYCHA residents and discounted hourly driving rates on all vehicles located at NYCHA developments.

New on-street locations will be located in the following neighborhoods:

Bronx

  • Parkchester

Brooklyn

  • Boerum Hill
  • Brooklyn Heights
  • Cobble Hill - Carroll Gardens
  • East Williamsburg
  • Park Slope
  • Red Hook
  • Williamsburg

Manhattan

  • East Harlem
  • Hamilton Heights
  • Morningside Heights

Queens

  • Eastern Rockaways
  • Jackson Heights
  • Jamaica

Additionally, Zipcar vehicles can soon be found in the following municipal parking facilities:

Bronx

  • Belmont Avenue
  • White Plains Road
  • Jerome & 190 Street

Brooklyn

  • Avenue M
  • Bensonhurst #1 & #2
  • Brighton Beach
  • Grant Avenue
  • Sheepshead Bay #1 & #2

Queens

  • Broadway & 31 Street
  • Far Rockaway #2
  • Ditmars
  • Queens Village
  • Queens Borough Hall
  • Steinway #2
  • Sunnyside

Zipcars will be located on site at the following NYCHA properties:

Brooklyn

  • Belmont Sutter
  • Cypress Hills
  • Fiorentino Plaza
  • Glenmore Plaza
  • Marlboro Houses
  • Pink Houses

Bronx

  • Cortlandt Houses - East 152nd Street- Courtlandt Avenue
  • Davidson
  • Randall-Balcom
  • Throggs Neck Addition
  • Marble Hill

Reservations can be made by the hour or by the day on Zipcar’s mobile app, online or over the phone and include the cost of gas, maintenance, insurance and 180 miles of driving per day.

 

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