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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The Great American Suburban Exodus

RelayRides blogger, Nicholas Pell, discusses the decline of suburbia and related trends. In a major reversal of previous demographic trends, Americans are leaving the suburbs and moving to the cities. Whereas the Baby Boomer generation fled the city and retreated to exurbs and suburbs, their kids and grandkids are moving back to the city. This...
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Why the Time Is Right for Peer-to-Peer Carsharing

Here at RelayRides, it’s pretty obvious that we’re passionate about peer-to-peer carsharing. But it would be hard to run a company if we thought we were the only people in the world who would be interested in our concept. We need a healthy user-base of car owners, and even more car borrowers, to succeed. Fortunately,...
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