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Hourcar, Car Sharing and Sustainable Transportation in the Twin Cities and Afar

HOURCAR Nicknames!

Today’s post is written by Addison, one of our great Member Services team. They are one of the fine folks who help out our members during the day and on the weekends. Take it away Addison… As an HOURCAR Member Services Specialist, my work is often paradoxical. While Riley and I don’t often meet members face-to-face, we are […]

Do Not Disturb

By: Meredith Benesh, Operations Manager After many reminders from my iPhone, I finally upgraded my iOS a few weeks ago.  After rebooting to complete the update, my phone asked if I wanted to turn on the “Do Not Disturb While Driving” setting. I decided to give it a try. The setting allows your phone to […]

Welcome Riley!

Riley graduated from Edgewood College in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in fine art, and has 3 years of experience working in nonprofits and small business management. Outside of work, Riley can be found running, reading comic books, or tending to one of their numerous houseplants. 

Jen’s Monthly Recipe Corner

I clipped this tasty recipe out of the Star-Tribune back in the mid-90s and managed to keep track of the scrap of yellowing newsprint through two moves, but couldn’t locate it a few years ago when I wanted to make these again. I was lucky enough to get assistance from the late Al Sicherman, former […]

Welcome to the Fleet Chevy Sonic!

The HOURCAR team is very excited to welcome two new 2017 Chevrolet Sonics to our fleet! The Sonic is a small hatchback, similar to the Honda Fits that we currently have.  The Sonic offers a responsive and peppy engine but maintains a quiet cab experience. Its has great visibility and 48 cubic feet of cargo […]

Driving in a Winter Wonderland

Welcome to winter in Minnesota! As always, we are happy to help you live a car-light lifestyle – in all seasons. This is a brief winter update for you to hopefully answer any questions you may have about how we handle the snowy season with a fleet of 60+ cars. 1. Oh my gosh, I’ve […]

Moss & Barnett joins HOURCAR as first Corporate Sponsor!

HOURCAR is very proud to welcome Moss & Barnett as our first Corporate Sponsor. Visit Moss & Barnett today!

HOURCAR launches Increased Access Hub Program

New: HOURCAR Increased Access Hubs In an effort to engage communities traditionally underserved by carsharing, HOURCAR has lowered the hourly cost for Voyager and Neighborhood rate plans at select locations in Minneapolis and Saint Paul. The discounted rates apply to locations in areas where we are working to better connect with individuals and neighborhood groups […]

News Release: Hourcar picks up new executive director on road to nonprofit independence

Focused leadership and independence will allow greater flexibility, mission commitment April 10, 2017, Saint Paul — Twin Cities car-sharing pioneer Hourcar has hired Paul Schroeder as its first executive director. With new leadership now in place, the program will launch as an independent nonprofit later this year. As the metro’s first and longest-lasting car-sharing provider, […]

“I use HOURCAR to help the Minneapolis Art Lending Library safely move artists work. It’s a great option for budget-tight organizations”


Hourcar, Car Sharing and
Sustainable Transportation in
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