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October 5, 2017 0

Getaround partners with Parkmerced to expand car-free living

-+*We’re excited to announce that we are now the exclusive carsharing provider for Parkmerced, San Francisco’s largest multifamily rental neighborhood. Parkmerced launched its Car-Free Living Program in May 2016 to encourage residents to use public transportation and ride-sharing as a more affordable and sustainable alternative to car ownership. As our mission to empower people to […]

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April 10, 2017 0

Top 5 essentials to keep in your roadside emergency kit

Roadside emergency kit

-+*Car breakdowns are never convenient, whether you’re a few blocks from home or 100 miles away. But whatever the reason for your car troubles, having a well-stocked roadside emergency kit can mean the difference between a tolerable experience and a truly uncomfortable one. Whether you’re an urban adventurer or you prefer to take the scenic […]

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April 15, 2016 0

Enjoy Record Store Day with a Tune-Filled Trip

-+*To celebrate Record Store Day, we’ve pulled together our Top 10 road trip tracks. Just because you can’t spin your favorite vinyl in the car, doesn’t mean you can’t take a drive with some tunes from your collection. Hit up your favorite local record stores, then hit the road with Getaround. 1. Holiday Road – […]

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February 4, 2016 0

The Top 10 Places To Catch A Sunset In Virginia

-+*Slow things down a bit and take it all in. Let’s be honest, the West typically gets all the props for in-your-face towering peaks, dramatic landscapes, and rugged, untamed wilderness. If you give Virginia a chance with its majestic Blue Ridge views, friendly locals, and adventure for days, trust me, it just may find a […]

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November 9, 2015 0

Share your car this winter!

-+*With the Holidays (and maybe even El Nino) right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about colder weather, darker days, and rough road conditions are ahead. Preparing your car for winter before the storms hit, will help keep your car and renters safe. The Getaround Fleet Team has a few helpful tips to […]

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October 20, 2015 0

Bring Getaround to NY!

-+*Carsharing services like Getaround are currently able to operate in every state except New York. Peer-to-peer carsharing isn’t explicitly illegal in New York, but the insurance framework needs a small tweak to allow carsharing organizations to ensure folks sharing and renting vehicles on Getaround are fully insured. Leaders in the New York State Legislature, led by Senator […]

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August 10, 2015 0

Changing the way Chicago gets around

Getaround launches Chicago

-+*It’s a huge day for carsharing in Chicago. Not only are we officially launching our game-changing , on-demand service throughout the Windy City – but we’re also announcing our part in a revolutionary, $715,000 federally funded study designed to examine the impact of carsharing in Chicago. More specifically, the study will explore the impact of peer-to-peer […]

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August 7, 2015 0

Sharing the cost: A #gogetter story

-+*Meet Curtis Rogers, a Getaround owner, Lyft driver, and general sharing economy superstar. Curtis has been sharing his car, a 2008 black Prius playfully named Mumford, since May 2014. “Growing up in Texas,” Curtis says, “everyone has a car. Then, I moved to San Francisco and realized I didn’t need one Monday through Friday. But, […]

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