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Green Alternative Car Rentals in Chicago

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As the eco-friendly craze is growing by leaps and bounds, Chicago has added a fun way to get around while simultaneously saving the planet. It is called “Car-Sharing” and is made possible with I-Gos and Zipcars.

The European car-sharing idea from Cambridge, Massachusetts has been around for almost a decade and has finally found its way into Chicago.

Zipcar started out as a simple enough car sharing concept until it became the leader for cars on demand. It helps lessen cars, congestion and pollution. Zipcar proves that when there is a problem you can always find a sustainable solution.

I-GO was the first car sharing organization in the Chicagoland market created in 2002 by the Center for Neighborhood Technology. Their goal was to provide car sharing services in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. “I-GO Car-Sharing is a Chicago-based, non-profit commitment to economical and environmentally sound transportation choices.” Continue reading

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Save gas, take public transportation!

Wherever you choose to go around Chicago, it is as easy as 1-2-3 from 1555 Wabash!

Wherever you choose to go around Chicago, it is as easy as 1-2-3 from Eastgate Village!

With gas prices rising, it’s great to know that at Eastgate Village, you are close to everything! Not only does Chicago have a variety of different ways to get you where you need to be, but it also can save you both time and money.

Want to catch a Bears Game? Hop on Bus 3 at King Dr & 26th Street towards Northwestern Memorial Hospital and get off at Michigan & Roosevelt. Walk the rest of the way until you hit Soldier Field. And it only takes 28 minutes!

Not a sports fan? You are in luck, because there are plenty of other things to see and do! Maybe you are into comedy, and want to catch a show at Second City. Get back on Bus 3 at King Drive & 26th Street, and take it to Michigan & Randolph. Hop on the Brown Line, and take it toward Kimball until you get to Sedgwick. At Sedgwick, hop off and walk to Wells Street and enjoy the show! From Eastgate Village to a show at Second City, in under an hour, and you didn’t even have to search for a parking spot!

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