The Benefits of Cities Building Up and Not Out

RelayRides blogger Grayson Bell talks about the lower housing costs and better transportation associated with urban centers building up rather than out. In an article by Alissa Walker from Gizmodo, she argues that when cities grow up and not out, we can all reap the benefits of density. The more population that lives in one...
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Do Hybrids and Electric Vehicles Really Save Money?

RelayRides blogger Eric Rosenberg shares his research on the true money-saving potential of owning a hybrid, or EV.  Electric cars are growing in popularity for their green image and non-reliance on gas. However, the up-front cost and issues some manufacturers have had with batteries are scaring away some would-be early adopters. Before you get ready...
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Rent a Hybrid Easily and Affordably with RelayRides

Blogger Sydney Jarod shows why RelayRides is the best, most cost-effective way to rent the best selection of hybrid and electric cars for your next trip. Today’s car renter is a discerning individual with sophisticated taste, who cares about the journey and who knows how to avoid pain at the gas pump. A simple, standard...
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Member Profile: Lean, Green, Money Making Machine

RelayRides blogger Nicholas Pell chats with member Lee Colleton about how car owners can easily make more cash from their cars and how to have a green commute Lee Colleton, a 34-year-old systems administrator at Google, started using RelayRides back in October. His earnings have increased dramatically every month. Colleton is passionate about changing the...
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Hey, LA, Pay Your Car Bill and Be Green with RelayRides

RelayRides blogger Nicholas Pell catches up with Heather Huizing to learn how she is being eco-conscious while making enough extra money to pay her car bill. Unlike most major cities, never having access to a car just isn’t an option in Los Angeles. While there’s buses and something resembling a subway system, you’re going to...
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Keep Your Carbon Footprint Small While Traveling

RelayRides blogger Nicholas Pell shares some simple tips for how anyone can keep their carbon footprint small while traveling The green camper lives by an ethos of “leave no trace.” But not all travelers head out to the woods to get away from it all. Eco-traveling means a lot more than just cleaning up a...
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Grey Areas in Peer Rental Insurance Begin to Clarify

This is a guest post by Cat Johnson and originally appeared on Sharable Liz Fong-Jones joined car sharing program RelayRides because her car was sitting parked most of the time. An environmentally-minded M.I.T student and one-time Google employee, she saw that by renting it out, she could maximize the car’s use and potentially lessen the...
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