Philly public housing residents get discounted car share access to advance economic mobility

  • Date: 11/19/2023

Residents of public housing in Philadelphia are getting discounted access to Zipcar vehicles as part of a new program funded by a federal grant and championed by City Council.

The Philadelphia Housing Authority and Zipcar, a Boston-based national company whose president is a North Philly native, held a Friday event celebrating the new partnership.

Access to transportation has been recognized as more influential than other factors for economic mobility.

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