"Ridesharing has come to Como" (Minnesota Daily, 1/24/11)

posted Feb 28, 2011, 5:09 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 28, 2011, 5:14 PM ]
The new car-sharing service is targeted toward student use.


By Evelina Smirnitskaya

"Out-of-the-way errands and lack of transportation are common problems for urban residents, but a new ridesharing program coming to the Southeast Como neighborhood could become a solution.  Southeast Como Improvement Association is sponsoring an HourCar — a rental car sharing service — to be stationed at Van Cleve Park starting this week.  HourCar, run by Neighborhood Energy Connection, a local nonprofit organization, is aimed at promoting energy efficiency and reducing pollution . . ."