Meet the Tornabes As a car-free family of four, the Tornabes are multimodal superstars. They made the decision to ditch their only car as a part of the Park it Pledge, our 6-month challenge to help people drive less and try new ways of getting around. “We had a car but then we found out [...]
Sharing vs. Renting
How do we stack up? At CarShare Vermont, our members frequently ask us if they can use our cars for longer, out-of-town trips. While we’ve never had any restrictions on the duration members can use our cars, we’ve always recommended that they shop around and price compare with car rentals for longer jaunts. Traditionally, car-sharing [...]
Meet Doug (and Trina). About his newly car-free household, Doug compares losing their only car to “diving into the ocean instead of wading in it.” The vehicle wasn’t totaled, nor was it undriveable by any means. But when the brakes started having problems on their 17-year-old Geo Prizm, Doug and his wife Trina decided it [...]
Meet Hanna. Hanna has nightmares about people giving her cars. This is what we learned after a recent chat with her. “I think the nightmares stemmed from a friend who was trying to do me a favor by giving me his old truck,” she said. “I told him that that was the worst thing he [...]
Member profile: Caitlin
Caitlin is a Champlain College graduate and fashion blogger that lives in Burlington’s Old North End. Originally from York, Maine, Caitlin first joined CarShare Vermont because she needed to go grocery shopping more often than her housemates. She’s been a loyal member since last April and we were excited to chat with her about her car-sharing adventures.