Getaround – Rent cars from people nearby

Getaround is the new concept in car rental as you rent from people nearby. You signup for the service and verify your credit card and license. Then you have a choice of over 1000 vehicles from people from your neighborhood. The service offers hourly and daily rental rates.

All Getaround rentals include insurance coverage and 24/7 roadside assistance. There is no membership fees and no annual fees. The service also allows people to put up their vehicle for rent. The service mentions that active members can make $10,000 per year per car. $1,000,000 primary insurance included.

The service is available in select cities with San Francisco having the best selection with exotic sports cars. You could possibly rent an Tesla Model S for $45/hour and a Audi R8 for $100/hour.

Check out the official Getaround site HERE

Check out the exotic cars available for rent HERE

College Wagon Train – Online College ride sharing network

College Wagon Train is a site that makes it easy to find a ride to commute to and from college. The idea of College Wagon Train is to find a safe place to coordinate transportation to and from colleges. The online community allows you a free exchange of information and experiences related to all aspects of college ride sharing.

The service is free to join and has many colleges listed to help students get to school safely. College Wagon Train uses banner advertising, member donations, and member verification process, to offer the service for free.

Check out College Wagon Train HERE

Bridj – WiFi enabled shuttles provides better transit for everyone

Bridj is a new Carpooling startup where you share a lift. The service uses WiFi enabled shuttles to get you to your job comfortable. Bridj is an express mass transit system. That means you will see less stops and no transfer which will save you time compared to public transportation.

You reserve a seat and enjoy a premium seat with complimentary WIFI. Bridj crunch data points to create smart routes based on where people live and work. During limited beta the fare starts at $1 and eventually will cost a little more than a subway ride, but less than a taxi.

Check out Bridj HERE

Ride Genie App – Hail Taxis, Black Cars, and Limos in Las Vegas using your Smartphone

Ride Genie is a new Las Vegas service that allows you to order a ride through the app. You can choose the type of ride from Taxi, Black Cars, and Limo’s while you are in Vegas. The closest ride will be dispatched to you. Ride Genie only uses professional drivers that have commercial license and fully insured. Ride Genie works with transportation companies to offer fair price for a ride.

Currently 400 black cars, SUVs and limos from several transportation companies pick people from assignments with taxis being added soon. The drivers are professionals that are regulated by the Taxi Authority.

Check out Genie App HERE

GetTaxi – Simple way to get a taxi

GetTaxi is a free app for iPhone and Android that allows you to instantly book a ride with a tap of your mobile. GetTaxi is a more reliable, fast and safe way to travel around. The service is already working in 24 cities globally, including New York (Operating as Gett) , London, Moscow, St Petersburg, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

GetTaxi is the #1 international company in transportation on demand, and second to Uber globally. GetTaxi combines the best mobile technology, 24 hours live customer service, booking in advance and flat pricing.

Check out Get Taxi HERE