24 Feb '12, 12pm

Getaround officially starts peer-to-peer car-sharing service in Portland: By Danny King RSS feed Getaround, the

Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Company Getaround Officially Launches in Portland, OR Through Federally-Funded Study, Owners and Renters Can Receive Incentives of up to $300 PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, leading peer-to-peer car sharing company Getaround announced the official launch of their peer-to-peer car sharing service, and the launch of a federally-funded study of peer-to-peer car sharing in partnership with the City of Portland and the Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium (OTREC). The announcement came at a special press conference hosted by Getaround's founders, Portland Mayor Sam Adams and U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer at Portland's City Hall. At the event, Getaround provided details about specific incentives available to owners and renters participating in the federally-funded study, including cash payments of up to $300. "We are exci...

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