Sometimes you need a car. Sometimes you want someone else to drive.
Go Lloyd has options whether you need a short-term car during the workday or want a better commuting solution.
Be green and save green by forming a carpool. You can share the costs of gas and parking, and have someone to chat with along the way. There are 58 designated carpool parking spaces throughout Lloyd, and those with carpool permits may also park at any 5-hour parking meters.
DRIVE LESS. CONNECT.
DriveLessConnect.com is Oregon and Southwest Washington’s rideshare matching service. Easy to use, it works for one-time trips as well as routine commutes. It's not limited to cars; you can search for a biking buddy, too.
Metro currently has 12 vanpools traveling places such as Salem, Hood River, and Clark County. To see the full list of vanpools and information on starting and joining a vanpool, go to Metro’s website.
Ride Sharing Companies
Portland has ride-sharing services available for getting a ride when you need one. These services allow private individuals to offer rides to the public through an app and the company provides insurance and an online payment platform. All you have to do is download the app and request a ride.
Carsharing is a great way to get a set of wheels without having to drive your own car to work.
With several cars available for hourly rental in Lloyd, Zipcar's service offers over 200 late model cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs throughout the city. And your membership is valid throughout the Zipcar network. Gas and insurance are covered in your hourly rate.
ReachNow is a new premium car sharing service that makes it easy (and fun) to get from A to B. Carshare for one-way or round-trips and pay by the minute (like Car2Go). Drive when you want it and for how long you want it, pays just 41 cents a minute, includes gas, insurance and parking. You can find their fleet of Mini's and BMW's on the streets of Portland.
Carshare for one-way or round-trips and pay by the minute. Car2Go's blue and white fleet of Smartcars can be found throughout Portland city streets, including Lloyd. On-street parking, gas, and insurance are covered in your member rate.
Peer-to-peer carsharing allows rentals between drivers and individual car owners. Insurance and the rental cost are included in the rental fee, but drivers reimburse for or replace any gas used during their trip. Have a car? By renting your car through Getaround when you're not using it, you can earn some extra dough.
Drive an electric vehicle and need a place to charge up? With eight charging stations throughout the neighborhood, you're covered. Click below to find one near you.