Carpingo's car-sharing system takes the ownership out of “car ownership,” leaving drivers with to explore the wide-open road without the usual hassles. After locating a vehicle near their home or office, members reserve it for the length of time they need, from as little as one hour for a grocery run to an entire day for a grocery run to Virginia. Once it’s time to roll, a simple swipe of their membership card grants them access to the driver's seat and free reign of their temporary automobile. When finished, they return the vehicle to its reserved Carpingo spot, where it reminisces about its auto-factory days and waits for another member in need of transportation. While members enjoy the driving benefits of car ownership, Carpingo staff members handle the maintenance side, taking cars for any needed oil changes and garage visits.
AllCar Rent a Car helps travelers brave the streets of the Big Apple with a fleet of compacts, sedans, and SUVs. From the zippy Ford Focus and comfy Toyota Camry to the Ford Escape and a huge moving van, the company's vehicle selection accommodates needs of all types. The company’s eleven locations around the city and boroughs are excellent starting points for cruising to different spots in the city, from Times Square to the Statue of Liberty's favorite manicurist in Brooklyn. To make the process easier, AllCar picks up and drops off customers as needed.
Eastern Car Service’s fleet of Lincoln Town Cars and eco-friendly hybrid vehicles shuttles clients throughout the five boroughs and New Jersey, as well as to airports up and down the Northeast. Using Eastern Car Service’s real-time online reservation system, passengers can hail a ride and zip to local attractions, special events, or sports stadiums in a timely fashion. Infant and toddler seats facilitate easy travel with little ones, and a pet-friendly policy allows passengers to bring cats, dogs, and man’s best friend Steve along for the ride.
Rita Rose uses her camera lens to freeze natural moments. With a photojournalistic style, she can capture a child's innocent smile or an unrehearsed laugh shared between couples. She travels on location to shoot everything from weddings to engagement photos and family portraits.
Leading more than 30 bike tours across the nation, the cycling enthusiasts at Bike and Roll fuel a passion for healthy, eco-friendly transportation via guided tours and self-guided rides atop rental bikes. Their fleet of two-wheelers stakes a claim to Trek bicycles—the same brand that propelled Lance Armstrong to victory—and other recreation, transportation, road, and children's bikes. Riders can pedal behind a guide during the Ride 'Round Manhattan tour, which circles the Statue of Liberty and the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial before cruising along the Harlem River bike path. More adventurous cyclists can board rental cycles on their own and confer with free maps to conduct a jaunt across the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges while drinking in the skyline and making Waldo spottings along the river. Bike and Roll also outfits patrons with other specialty transportation, such as in-line skates, segways, and magic carpets programmed to swing past the tops of only historic buildings.:m]]
Mint hands automobile-less clients the smartcards to unlock fuel-efficient vehicles in hopes of reducing traffic, pollution, and humans' dependency on fossil fuels. After registering online, customers can nab cars at one of Mint's many pickup locations and use their 24-hour rental credit over the span of multiple errand-running sessions, wheeling about town with prepaid gas cards. Once their car-borrowing days are over, drivers adhere to the autos' and parking spots' prenuptial agreements by returning the rentals to the exact spot where they found them. Mint's FAQ page provides answers to a slew of questions to help motorists wrap their brains around the car-rental process.