The low car diet officially ends on Friday with a happy hour dowtown! Chad and I are going, and if anyone is interested in, or has been thinking about, joining zipcar, now may be a good time to do it. If you come to the happy hour with us and sign up, Chad tells me [...]
Is it a fun drive? Sure, it’s fun. The almost-square frame of the car makes the handling very nice around corners, and parallel parking is a breeze (very handy in the D.C. area, of course).
That said, the dash layout is just a little weird for my tastes. First of all, the thing doesn’t have [...]
One of the great things about Zipcar is having a variety of models to choose from, depending on your specific needs that day. Today, Melissa and I needed to go pick up a futon, so we needed a pickup truck. But see, this is the first time we’ve needed a pickup truck since March, so [...]
For Zipcar adventure #2, I took the chance to drive a hybrid. Zipcar has many Priuses (Prii? Priora? What is the plural form of Prius anyway??) but they don’t live very close to Alexandria, so I opted for “Corie,” a Civic Hybrid that lives at the Braddock Metro station. Like many people, I usually think [...]
Today I drove for the first time since starting the ZipCar Low-Car Diet. I had some errands to run, so I took out Ashely, a cute little Scion xA… The car reminded me of my old Toyota Matrix, only slightly miniaturized.
At first I had some difficulty getting my card to scan so the car [...]
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