Tagged Washington D.C.

ACRA Takes the Capitol

The American Car Rental Association convened its third annual "Day on the Hill" to discuss with legislators the issues directly affecting car rental operators today.

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Why Do We Visit Capitol Hill?

Members of the American Car Rental Association met with U.S. senators, representatives, and their aides last week. Here’s why bringing the message to this forum matters.

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car2go Introduces New Vehicles to D.C., Arlington

Rolling out in Washington D.C. and Arlington County, the new smart fortwo vehicles include Bluetooth access, seat warmers, more truck space, and a new six-speed twinamic dual-clutch transmission.

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car2go to Offer Cross-Jurisdictional Access in Virginia, D.C.

Effective May 26, car2go members can start trips in Arlington, Va., and legally end them in Washington, D.C., and vice versa. Prior to cross-jurisdictional access, users had to start and end trips in the same jurisdiction.

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Getaround Launches in Washington, D.C.

Getaround’s launch in Washington, D.C. marks the first East Coast market for the carsharing service.

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Enterprise CarShare Adds Parking Spaces at DC Metrorail Stations

Enterprise CarShare has partnered with Washington D.C. Metro at its Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia Metrorail stations. Starting with 125 parking spaces at 45 Metrorail stations, Enterprise CarShare plans to expand up to 190 spaces in the near future.

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ACRA Fights for Rental Industry on Capitol Hill

Sharon Faulkner, executive director of the American Car Rental Association (ACRA), and several ACRA board members traveled to Washington, D.C., today to update legislators on the rental car industry and continue the fight against rental car excise taxes.

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Enterprise CarShare Expands to Washington D.C.

Enterprise will offer its car-sharing service to Washington, D.C. customers starting Sept. 23.

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car2go Celebrates 1st Anniversary in Washington, D.C.

Since the company’s launch in Washington, D.C. in March 2012, car2go added 150 vehicles and registered more than 19,000 members.

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Car2go Reveals Increase in Weekly Trips in D.C.

Since the car sharing service began in Washington D.C., the amount of weekly trips grew from 4,200 to 6,000 due to the increase in vehicles available throughout the city.

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Hertz On Demand Expands to Greater Washington D.C. Areas

The Hertz Corp. expanded its pay-as-you-go car sharing service in Washington D.C to serve the greater D.C. metro area. Parking spaces and vehicles are being added to surrounding cities in Maryland and Virginia.

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car2Go Celebrates 100 Days in Washington, D.C.

The car sharing company reports that Washington, D.C. is the fastest growing car2go city with 8,500 new members in about three months.

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Zipcar Provides Transportation Options for Drivers in Chicago and D.C. Housing Authority

Zipcar will feature a new membership option in Chicago and introduce its membership to the D.C. Housing Authority through a new partnership.

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Parking Tickets Appearing on car2Go Vehicles in Washington D.C.

car2Go vehicles are supposed to be exempt from tickets in non-restricted spaces in car2go's 'home area' in Washington, D.C.

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car2go Starts Service in Portland, Ore. and Washington, D.C.

car2go has begun deploying 250 smart fortwo cars in Portland and 200 in Washington, D.C.

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Zipcar Expands ‘Zipvan’ Cargo Van Service to Boston and Washington, D.C.

Successful pilot in San Francisco shows demand for utility vans among membership.

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Daimler’s car2go to Launch in Washington, D.C. and Portland

car2go will launch operations in both Washington, D.C. and Portland, Ore. in March, with additional expansion planned for cities worldwide.

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Hertz On Demand Hits the Streets of the Nation's Capitol

With 80 new parking spots, Hertz car sharing expands in metro Washington, D.C.

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