Share Tompkins

Share Tompkins helps folks share and trade goods and services in Tompkins County, NY.

Transportation

LOCAL:

  • RIBs (Recycle Ithaca’s Bicycles) – “earn a bicycle with volunteer time”
  • Friends Bike Clinic – “We meet every fourth Sunday 1pm to 3pm at the Quaker meetinghouse (3rd and Madison) in the Northside neighborhood of Ithaca NY. We also hold occasional mobile bike clinics. Everyone is welcome! We are an all-volunteer organization. Come to work on your bike, to help others fix their bike, or just to talk about bikes and biking. In particular we help people install electric motors and cargo bike extensions on their bikes.”
  • TCAT Bus: Special Fares
  • Ithaca Carshare – “24/7 access to a fleet of fuel efficient vehicles without the worry or expense of car ownership”
  • Way2Go – “helps people consider the many different ways to get around, overcome transportation barriers, and make transportation choices that save money, support health and well-being, lessen pollution and climate change and promote a strong, equitable community.”
  • Zimride Tompkins County – “Share rides to and from Tompkins County with friends, classmates, coworkers, and neighbors.”
  • CityVan – “takes people between the Towns of Newfield, Enfield to Downtown Ithaca and also directly to Cayuga Medical Center plus medical offices within the CMC medical complex on Dates Drive. CityVan can be used for in-town trips in Newfield and Enfield too. CityVan is available from early morning to early evening on weekdays, Monday thru Friday. And the price of a one way ride for an adult from Enfield or Newfield to Ithaca or Cayuga Medical Center is $3.00″

NATIONAL WITH LOCAL POTENTIAL:

  • PickupPal – “a free service that integrates with the most popular social networking tools, making it easier for people to share rides with others who have similar interests or with whom they are already connected via colleagues or friends.”
  • zimride – “helps organizations establish easy to use, private, social networks for ridesharing.”
  • GoLoco – “an easy way to share trips with your friends and friends of friends.”
  • RelayRides – “Borrow cars from car owners in your neighborhood, by the hour or by the day. It’s safe, easy & convenient. Currently available in the greater Boston area only.”
  • Getaround – “a social car sharing service. We enable car owners to safely rent out their underutilized cars to a community of trusted drivers. People in need of a car can rent one by the hour using the Getaround website or iPhone app.”
  • BicycleTutor.com – “The purpose of this site is to help people learn how to fix their own bikes.”

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