RelayRides Neighbor-to-Neighbor Car Sharing Expands its San Francisco Service Into the Richmond District

SAN FRANCISCO -  RelayRides ( launches in the Richmond District neighborhood of San Francisco. The latest RelayRides expansion connects even more motorists interested in loaning their cars to neighbors looking for inexpensive access to a vehicle.

RelayRides lets owners make money by lending their idle autos to motorists, who now have a less-expensive alternative to other carsharing or car-renting services - right in their own neighborhood. A RelayRides car generates an average of $250 per month when lent to neighbors. By using pre-existing cars, the service that launched last year in Cambridge, Mass., and San Francisco is more eco-friendly than those of competitors that put new cars on the road. The company backs its service with a $1M insurance policy and features proprietary, best-in-class technology for a convenient, secure and smooth exchange.

"Peer-to-peer carsharing is really taking off as it becomes available in even more neighborhoods," said Shelby Clark, founder and Chief Community Officer of RelayRides. "As we connect more car owners with drivers in need of transportation, it's becoming abundantly clear: no matter where you are, the combination of convenience, affordability and security is making neighbor-to-neighbor carsharing a hit."

To learn more and enroll, visit

Comment On This Story

Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.


Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

Trends Moving the Truck Market

Storylines that emerged from the 2018 Work Truck Show include the increasing need for on-site productivity, inclusion of active safety systems in trucks, DPF frustrations affecting product decisions, data management, and the growing link between fleet management and company revenue.

MIT Study Reinforces the Newfound Importance of Fleet

Uber and Lyft drivers make far less when factoring vehicle expenses, though the actual numbers are now in dispute. A proper lifecycle cost analysis would’ve helped, and shows the benefit of collaboration with fleet professionals.

What a Connected Fleet Means to Avis (and Car Rental)

Counter bypass is just the beginning. The promise of a “data-driven ecosystem” that connects renters with the rental agency, retail services, and even the city is a better managed fleet, an improved user experience, and new revenue opportunities during the rental itself.

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.