Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Drive it when you need it in Silver Spring - Gazette

Shared-car service could be coming to county

by Jason Tomassini | Staff Writer | Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Silver Spring residents looking to gradually lose their addiction to automobiles should get help soon as the county looks to establish its own shared-car service in several urban areas, specifically downtown.

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation will soon accept bids from private companies to establish a "carshare," a short-term car rental service commonly designed to complement public transportation. The carshare could be available at county-owned parking facilities and streets by the end of the year.

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