Cars in the Spotlight

As you all know, we recently redesigned and revamped the RelayRides website. Our old site didn’t allow much freedom in showing off your car, and as a result, it was difficult for potential borrowers to get a good idea of the car they were going to be using. Here are some details and examples on...
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Boston Street Team Makes a Big Splash!

Despite the heat wave we had last week, the Boston street team has been out and about! We hung doorhangers on all residences within a 5 minute walk of new cars. We hung up posters and leave flyers in busy spots, and we are working to get some cars in our newer neighborhoods, such as...
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Summer Fun in San Francisco (SF in SF)

Here’s a rundown of the all the events we’ll be at through July and August. We won’t have a formal booth, so we will be onsite handing out information and signing up those who are interested in becoming a part of the RelayRides community. We don’t attend these events just for kicks, but to answer...
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Introducing The New RelayRides

What a year! I lack the words to describe what an intense, challenging and rewarding time it has been for us as a team, as a community of owners and borrowers, and myself personally. It’s amazing that only a year has passed since we first helped an owner lend out her car to someone in...
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RelayRides Comes to San Francisco

Well hello there, San Francisco! It’s been a crazy few months, but I can now proudly say that RelayRides is live and revvin’ to go in the Bay Area. As you can see in my previous posts, we think neighbor-to-neighbor carsharing is a fantastic way to strengthen our communities, all while better utilizing assets and...
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Sharing with an Economist

If there’s one major media outlet that has continued to “get” the shift towards collaborative consumption (the move from hyper-consumption towards shared ownership that RelayRides is a big part of), it’s The Economist. This week they’ve raised the bar again, with a great article that not only covers some of the emerging players in our...
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Why a RelayRides Prius is much more green than any other Prius

If you get a Prius from a carshare company to help the environment, I commend you. But, unless you’re planning a trip of over 46,000 miles, it’s important to know that all Priuses available for carsharing are not created equal. A RelayRides Prius is much more green than a Prius from a traditional carsharing company...
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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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