News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


PRESS RELEASE 08/27/2014
Subject :

Zipcar Expands Presence into Palo Alto
City of Palo Alto and Zipcar Representatives Gather to Celebrate Zipcar’s Increased Service Offerings
Contact : Jennifer Mathews, Zipcar    617-336-4605
WHAT: Zipcar, Inc., the world's leading car sharing network, is excited to celebrate the expansion of its service into Palo Alto. An event to kick off the launch will take place on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Members of the press, Zipcar members and friends, as well as residents, students and businesses in the local community are invited to attend the event, which will feature guest speakers and the Curry Up Now food truck for new and existing members. Mayor Nancy Shepherd, City Manager Jim Keene, Zipcar Regional Vice President Dan Grossman and Zipcar San Francisco General Manager, Michael Uribe, will speak to the benefits of adding Zipcars in the city of Palo Alto.  
WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 28, 11 a.m. 

WHERE: City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto
WHY: As Palo Alto residents, students, businesses and visitors continue to look for ways to reduce costs and live a more sustainable life, they are increasingly turning to Zipcar, which gives them on-demand access to cars by the hour, conveniently located near where they live and work. A simple hourly or daily rate includes gas, insurance, 180 free miles, a reserved parking spot, maintenance and roadside help. 

About Zipcar: Zipcar, the world's leading car sharing network, has operations in urban areas and college campuses throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Spain and Austria. Zipcar offers more than 30 makes and models of self-service vehicles by the hour or day to residents and businesses looking for smart, simple and convenient solutions to their urban and campus transportation needs. Zipcar is a subsidiary of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CAR), a leading global provider of vehicle rental services. More information is available at