The membership-based car sharing service arrived to Wheaton's downtown in October.
Montgomery County expanded car sharing in October, and the parking lot in the heart of downtown Wheaton acquired two Zipcar spaces. Have you used the Zipcars since their arrival? Should there be more? Tell us what you think in the comments.
Thirteen new locations will make Zipcars and Hertz on Demand vehicles available.
For some urban Montgomery Countyians, there are a million and one reasons why you don't need a car. Then there are those times when you absolutely wish you had one. Car share businesses can provide a set of wheels without the responsibility of ownership. In the county's urban centers of Silver Spring, Wheaton and Bethesda, 13 new locations will provide space for Zipcar and Hertz on Demand, the county department of transportation announced this week. Art Holmes, director of the department, said car sharing is good for the earth and your wallet. “Car sharing protects the environment while enhancing our smart growth and sustainable transportation initiatives—and does so in a cost-effective way,” he said in a statement. The new locations …