Monday, July 26, 2010

thinking of trying car sharing?

I-Go is running a promotion now thru 7/31 that's a really great deal.  Join for just $25 and get a $25 credit for free driving. To take advantage of this offer, just enter the promo code HOT FOR IGO in the Promotions section of the online application form.  The $25 driving credit must be used within 30 days of joining.

There are many I-Go locations in Rogers Park, Evanston, and Edgewater.  If you currently own a car that spends most of its time parked, costing you $$ for monthly parking or tickets and damage from on-street parking, car sharing could save you $$$. 

It's a very viable option for many in RP.  Four years ago, I-Go added its first location in RP.   Now there are more than 3 dozen cars available within a few miles, all in locations convenient to public transit.

If you only need a car for errands or social occasions, don't need one all day, and can plan ahead, car sharing can offer a very affordable alternative to owning, maintaining and insuring a car.  I donated my car last year, and have used my bike, public transit and car sharing since then.  It could be an option for you.

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