Pacific University Welcomes Zipcar to Forest Grove

Kickoff event slated for noon, Thursday, Feb. 7 in the University Center Fireside Lounge. Students, faculty and staff receive a discounted membership rate. Memberships also available to the general public.

Pacific University welcomes Zipcar, the world's leading car-sharing network, to Forest Grove on Thursday, Feb. 7.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., an information booth in the University Center staffed by Zipcar personnel will allow both members of the university community and general public to sign up for the service.

From noon to 12:30 p.m., a program including remarks by Center for a Sustainable Society director John Hayes and provost and vice president for academic affairs John Miller will take place.

A Ford Focus and Toyota Prius reside in Lot F off University Ave. (between Clark and McCormick halls).

Any Pacific students, faculty and staff 18 and over can become a member today for only $25.

Enter promo code LAUNCH2013 on your application to get $35 in free driving* to try out the service.

Zipcar is the world's largest car sharing service, with more than 767,000 members and over 10,000 vehicles located in major metropolitan areas and college campuses throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Spain and Austria. Here's how it works.

Zipcar offers more than 30 makes and models of self-service vehicles by the hour or day to residents and businesses looking for an alternative to the high costs and hassles of owning a car. 

Join today at or follow them on facebook.

*Offer expires 3/31/2013. For more information on i.d. and/or documents needed for international students and employees, please refer to

Posted by Joe Lang ( on Jan 31, 2013 at 11:49 AM

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