Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Car Share Everywhere

Under 3000 when I joined.

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As gasoline rises to more than $4 per gallon across the nation, PhillyCarShare, North America’s largest regional car-sharing organization, has signed up its 50,000th member continuing to reach historic milestones in the car-sharing industry.

PhillyCarShare has pioneered other "firsts" including implementing the first “free rail to car share” program (worldwide), partnering with SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) in offering “free” (reimbursable) rides to members taking public transportation to car pods; large-scale municipal car-sharing (worldwide); free memberships (worldwide); service to any drivers aged 18 to 20 (U.S.); and child seats (U.S.).

Robert Diemer, Partner, AKF Engineers, located at 1500 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, has signed up as the 50,000th member of PhillyCarShare. Diemer is a dual account holder, maintaining a corporate membership through AKF Engineers - a group of approximately 20 drivers - along with his individual membership. Additionally, AKF Engineers is the 1,527th organization to sign up for PhillyCarShare, with each business account representing up to 150 drivers.