How Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Impacts the Environment

Peer-to-peer car sharing has lots of great benefits. It saves you money. It’s easy and convenient. It helps you cover the expenses of the car you already own. One benefit we don’t always talk about is how great P2P car sharing is for the environment. More Cars Than Drivers in the US There are 254M registered passenger...
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Five Reasons RelayRides Is Right for You

RelayRides blogger Nicholas Pell has pulled together a list on why you need to stop stalling and join RelayRides immediately. While tens-of-thousands are currently enjoying the benefits of the RelayRides marketplace, there are still many who are still on the fence about joining. For these folks, we pulled together some compelling evidence to join RelayRides...
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Why We Love The Sharing Economy and Peers

RelayRides is excited about the launch of Peers–their mission is supporting the sharing economy. Here is why you should help the sharing economy and join Peers Aalto University recently conducted a study about why people are joining in the sharing economy. If you’ve been on the fence about joining up with Lyft, Airbnb, Sidecar, or...
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The Values of the Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy is gaining in popularity by the day, but what are the values that connect companies in the Sharing Economy? Nicholas Pell explains The sharing economy gets a lot of press these days. You can rent out your home or find an inexpensive place to stay through Airbnb. Lyft or Sidecar will get...
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RelayRides Just Got New Wheelz

RelayRides CEO, Andre Haddad, has big news–RelayRides has gotten bigger with the acquisition of peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace Wheelz Today, we’re excited to announce the acquisition of Wheelz and the redoubling of our commitment to revolutionizing personal mobility by creating better transportation solutions for people everywhere. This deal combines the RelayRides teams’ expertise building a...
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Celebrating Earth Day

Monday is the 43rd annual Earth Day, a celebration of the planet and a call to arms for more Earth-friendly policies and lifestyles. United States Senator Gaylord Nelson is the “father” of Earth Day, the man who founded it as a teach-in about the environment back in 1970. Earth Day was largely an American phenomenon...
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Making Money from the Sharing Economy

We had so much fun with our fellow sharing economy companies at SXSW, that Sydney Jarod decided to given an overview of this dynamic economic movement There’s a lot of talk online about collaborative consumption and the sharing economy, so let’s discuss these concepts and why companies like RelayRides, Airbnb, TaskRabbit and Lyft are changing...
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What is the Difference Between Car Sharing and Ride Sharing?

With so many amazing transportation solutions in the sharing economy, Sydney Jarod clears up the confusion between ride sharing and car sharing There are now more ways than ever to get from one place to another including car sharing and ride sharing. However, we have noticed that sometimes folks new to these revolutionary transportation solutions...
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RelayRides: the Airbnb of Cars

RelayRides blogger Nicholas Pell talks about one of our favorite sharing economy companies, Airbnb, and discusses how RelayRides is the Airbnb of cars A recent article in Forbes magazine highlighted the rise of the sharing economy, calling it “unstoppable.” And one of the key companies highlighted in the piece was Airbnb, which is currently valued...
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RelayRides' First Lady of San Francisco

One of RelayRides’ earliest adopters, Caterina Rindi, speaks with blogger Nicholas Pell and shares a few tips for how she makes the most of the marketplace. Every cultural shift needs an early adopter. Caterina Rindi is just such a person. A big proponent of RelayRides and the sharing economy in general, Rindi was the first...
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