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Old 12-20-2013, 10:20 AM
 
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As per my other thread, I don't drive.

Of course, I try to take public transportation, but are there car services like in NYC anywhere else?

All the ones I found by google were for corporate work rather than I-don't-drive-and-need-to-take-my-baby-to-the-doctor-now type of services.
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Old 12-20-2013, 01:13 PM
 
Location: North of Boston
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Old 12-20-2013, 07:49 PM
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Define "affordable car service". I realize that you're looking for something cheaper than a taxi, but how much cheaper? Boston is an expensive city to own a car. Motor vehicles have costs for ownership, insurance and gasoline. Then factor in the driver's time.

One suggestion is to make friends with people who have cars, then pay them to drive you around.
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Old 12-21-2013, 12:41 PM
 
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Do you mean short rentals like zip car?
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Old 12-21-2013, 03:16 PM
 
Location: Boston
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Yeah. Uber. I use it all the time. Black cars for the price of cabs, SUVs for bigger groups and the budget "uber x" option.

Download the app and start using it. It's available in most major cities too. No exchanging cash or questionable rates. No calculating tips. Punch in your destination and you'll get an estimate for the price. They come on demand and there is no waving anybody down.
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