Car Sharing Programs
Over 21*? If so, you can access the Zipcars located on the Medford and Boston campuses.
There are currently 4 Zipcars (all hybrids!) at the following locations in Medford:
- Blakeley Hall
- Jackson Gym
- Miller Hall
- West Hall
There are many Zipcar locations near the Tufts Boston campus along Stuart, Boylston, Essex, Washington, and Lincoln Streets.
What does it cost?
- $25 annual fee (a 50% discount!). No application fee, monthly minimum, or membership deposit.
- $8+ /hour, depending on the car model. Daily and overnight rates also available. Gas, insurance and 180 miles are included.
For more information and to sign up online, go to www.zipcar.com/tufts (Tufts University employees/students) or www.zipcar.com/abctma (Tufts Med Center employees) where, as ABC TMA members, you can receive $25 in free driving credit for signing up.
RelayRides is a neighbor-to-neighbor car sharing company connecting people who need a car with vehicle owners whose rides would otherwise just be sitting unused. Rent one for as little as $5/hour or $40/day. Borrowers as young as 18 can use this service. If you own a car, you can make $100-$1,000 per month depending upon the type of car, availability and price. There are several cars around Teele and Davis Squares.
Learn more at www.RelayRides.com.
Ride Sharing Programs
Get rewarded for taking greener trips! Whenever you avoid using a car—whether you walk, bike, telecommute, carpool, vanpool, take a subway, train, bus, ferry, or even work a compressed work week – you can earn 100 points per trip. Redeem the points for discounts or freebies at local and online establishments. NuRide also offers a ride matching program that helps commuters quickly and securely find carpool partners.
Learn more at www.nuride.com.
RidePost is a trusted ridesharing community where travelers meet and share rides across the U.S. “It’s a friendlier way to travel—one that’s good for the environment, good for your wallet, and great for getting to know new people.”