Thanks to modern carsharing, it's easier than ever to use a car just when you need it to avoid the costly hassles of vehicle ownership.


Zipcar has nearly 30 cars of various sizes and styles, including trucks and vans, throughout the university area. Vehicles can be rented by the hour, day, or weekend. Reservation fees include up to 180 miles, insurance, and gas. Zipcars can be reserved online or with a mobile app.

PSU Faculty and Staff: 

PSU employees can sign up for free for business or personal use Zipcar membership. Visit the Zipcar website and select "Faculty/Staff" for more information on employee benefits. 

PSU Students:

Students are also eligible to apply for discounted memberships. Just visit the Zipcar website to sign up by selecting "Student" from the drop down menu.

Car2Go & ReachNow

Car2Go and ReachNow are private companies that provide on-demand carshare vehicles for use in Portland. Vehicles can be rented by the minute, hour, or day. Rental fees include miles, gas, and insurance. Vehicles can be parked (for free) at any normal street parking spot within the designated "home area" and can be reserved online or with a mobile app.