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Protected: How To Add a 5L Driver to Your Account

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How To Apply with a 5I Licence

Drivers with a 5I licence from Manitoba are now eligible to drive Peg City! You may also benefit from this program if you have a 5I equivalent from another province or region. Here’s how to…
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Join Our Board and Reshape Transportation in Winnipeg: Apply Now!

We’re currently accepting applications from Peg City Car Co-op members who would like to join our Board of Directors. There are six positions up for election, with four incumbents seeking re-election and two vacancies. How…
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Winter Route Parking: Your Guide to Avoiding a Tow with FLO

Winter weather is marked by falling snow and the many trucks and plows needed to clear it. As the flurries fall, we’re here to guide you through the winter route parking and the residential parking…
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How To Use the Booking Grid: An App Tutorial

Making bookings on our app just got a whole lot better! Grid search has arrived, and we’re here to walk you through how to use the booking grid. If you haven’t had a chance to…
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Apply Now and Join Our Member Services Team

Peg City Car Co-op is looking for someone to join our Member Services team on a part-time basis. We’re an innovative and growing company that prides itself on a unique level of member focus. If…
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Peg City is Hiring a Fleet Assistant: Apply Now!

Peg City Car Co-op is hiring a Fleet Assistant to join our team full-time! We provide a reliable, affordable, and inclusive carsharing program, operating over 130 vehicles in Winnipeg’s central neighbourhoods. Driven by our passion…
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Comparing FIX vs FLO Prices: Understand the Difference and Get the Best Rates!

FLO cars have been on the streets for a few weeks now, and we’ve been hearing a lot of positive feedback from members on the convenience and ease of using FLO. As we head into…
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How to FLO: Free-Floating Tutorial

Free-floating carsharing has arrived at Peg City! These hatchbacks and hybrid electric sedans are ready for you any time you need a car – and fast! FLO cars work differently from our existing round-trip or…
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New Booking Software: Login and Desktop Tutorial

Anytime after 9:00 am on April 26, 2023, all Peg City members will be using our new booking software to make bookings and manage account details. We’re here with a two-part tutorial. First, we’ll lead…
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Call for Nominations

Join Us for Peg City Car Co-op’s AGM

Peg City Car Co-op Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 31, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Centennial Concert Hall. Keep reading to learn more about this year’s meeting, running for…
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What To Do If You Can’t Get Your Driving History

Anyone who applies for membership with Peg City Car Co-op must have a full driver’s licence. We check the driving history of all applicants to verify that they meet our eligibility criteria. If you have…
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How to Fuel a Peg City Vehicle

When you open the glove box in any Peg City vehicle, you’ll find a Shell fuel card installed inside. These cards can be activated in the app and used to pay at the pump at…
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Join Us On The Peg City Fleet Team!

Peg City Car Co-op is looking for a Fleet Assistant to join our team. Our fleet of vehicles has grown, and we need more staff to manage and maintain them! We invite you to become…
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Join our team: Member Services Coordinator

Peg City Car Co-op is looking for a Member Services Coordinator to join our team. Be part of a co-op that delivers an unparalleled level of member focus, where access to urban mobility, connection to…
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Annual General Meeting for Fiscal Year 2021

Join us on Tuesday, May 31, 2022! Hello members and investors! Peg City Car Co-op’s Annual General Meeting for the 2021 fiscal year is happening Tuesday, May 31, 2022, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. We’ll be meeting…
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The Peg City fleet is growing!

In the spring of 2022, we plan on adding 18 new stations, bringing our fleet to almost 90 cars, trucks, vans and more! Our goal this year is to continue to fill in our existing…
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Peg City Fast Facts: Save more

Learn how to save more when you carshare with Peg City Car Co-op. Owning vs carsharing According to the Canadian Automobile Association’s Annual Driving Costs Report, the average cost of owning and operating a vehicle in…
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5 Fast Facts: Membership

Peg City Fast Facts: Membership

Read these five fast facts about the perks of becoming a shareholding member of Peg City Car Co-op! Pay a few ways Becoming a member of the co-op means simplifying your lifestyle. Members can book…
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Take Five Before You Drive

Inspect your vehicle and report any new damage before starting your trip. Here’s how. https://youtu.be/sPMq_wRo65A Take five before you drive to inspect your Peg City Car Co-op vehicle for any new or existing damage. Inspect…
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Damage Reporting

Damage Awareness Month: Reporting

This week we are tackling the importance of reporting damage. This topic is so critical to carsharing we made a snazzy comic for your viewing pleasure! Enjoy. We are nearly wrapping up Damage Awareness Month…
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Damage Awareness Month: Prevention

For the month of October, we have been exploring the topic of damage. The next two posts feature a pair of comics that we hope will entertain and inform! First up: Damage Prevention. Carshare vehicles…
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Damage Awareness Month: Insurance

Damage Awareness Month: Insurance

For the month of October, we will be exploring the topic of damage here on the blog. This week we’re talking about insurance! Our carsharing service takes the hassle out of owning a vehicle. When…
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October is Damage Awareness Month

For the month of October, we will be talking about all-things damage here on the blog.  We need to work with our members to keep our vehicles in the best shape possible, and as we…
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Where to go: Grand Beach

Since COVID 19 began, we have not been able to travel. However, now that restrictions have been lifted, we have decided to have our first camping experience in Manitoba! – Submitted by Gennaro Costantino, Co-op…
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Working With Developers

Re:Member – Peg City works with developers!

As a carsharing company, everyone knows us for, well, our carsharing service, but few people realize that we also work with the city’s planning department and developers to facilitate in-fill development! That’s right, your locally…
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Where to go: The Honkey-Tonk Chalet

Join members Colby and Mandalyn on an off-road adventure to the Honkey-Tonk Chalet and Stephenfield Provincial Park. https://vimeo.com/565372228 Despite having almost no social interactions within the last two months, my partner Mandalyn and I decided…
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2021 B.O.D Nominees

2021 Board Of Directors nominees

The call has been answered: meet the 2021 nominees for our Board of Directors! Hello Members! The board will be elected during Peg City Car Co-op’s 2020 Annual General Meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Co-op members…
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How To: Washing Cars and Earning Credit

Peg City is glad to reimburse members for washing cars so long as the car is cleaned inside and out with before and after photos emailed along with your receipt. We’ll also add a $10…
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Re:Member – Bike racks, trailer hitches, and more!

Re:Member, Peg City Car Co-op members have access to a diverse fleet of vehicles, featuring bike racks and other accessories! Here is how to custom tailor your next booking. Accessorize your ride Peg City Car…
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2020 Annual General Meeting

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Hello Members! Please note that the Peg City Car Co-op 2020 Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 6:00 pm.  Below you’ll find the Agenda and the Call for…
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2021 Board of Directors: Call for Nominations

2021 Board Of Directors: Call for Nominations

Join the board of Winnipeg’s one-and-only carshare! The Call for Nominations for our Board of Directors is open until May 3, 2021 We are looking for two individuals to join our team of dedicated carsharing…
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10 year retrospective

10 Years of Carsharing

We can’t believe it’s been 10 years! So much has changed since our first three cars came into service. Today we are chatting with some of our original board members and volunteers. Back in the…
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Re:Member – Business memberships

Peg City provides a flexible transportation solution for businesses of all sizes. Our fleet of cars, trucks, SUVs and cargo vans can be booked online 24/7 to get you where you need to be. Tired…
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Where to go: WinterPeg

Check out the WinterPeg project, as they bring a mobile cross-country ski and snowshoe library to a park near you! It’s not too late to get out of the house and enjoy some winter fun.…
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Invest in less

*SOLD OUT* Invest in Less with Peg City Car Co-op Investment Shares

To our valued members and supporters: Investment Shares are sold out. We’re excited to announce that we are now SOLD OUT of all $600,000 in Investment Shares! Thank you to our valued investors for making…
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December 2019 Gift of Driving credit

Give the Gift of Driving Credit

When at the carshare co-op there ‘rose such an offer: “Give the gift of driving credit and a bonus up-topper!” Spinning your wheels thinking of the perfect gift for friends and loved ones? Get them…
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Where to go: Stay home edition

With few places to go as Manitoba shifts into code red, the Peg City crew brings you the staying home edition of our travel blog. We’ve all pitched in to showcase a little glimpse of…
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Casual to Co-op Member promo

This November, upgrade from Casual Driver to Co-op Member and receive $75 in driving credit! Read on for more info on the perks of becoming a member today. Upgrade to Co-op Member Offer valid until…
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Fall statement to members

Here’s our Operations Manager, Philip Mikulec, with our fall statement to members. With over half a year of COVID-19 under our belts, we have experienced a lot of ups and downs, both as a carsharing…
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Sharing is caring. Become an ambassador today!

Sharing is caring. Become an ambassador today!

Join our Ambassador Program and earn a $20 driving credit when you share your Peg City adventures on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! Are you a social media savvy Member? Join our Ambassador Program to earn…
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Peg City van: Mobile Murals, Meet the Artists

Mobile Murals: Meet the Artists

Peg City Car Co-op and Synonym Art Consultation are thrilled to announce our wildest collaboration yet! Featuring artists Cyndie Belhumeur and Shaneela Boodoo. Since 2012, Synonym Art Consultation has curated and facilitated over 100 different…
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Changing seasons, changing rates. Effective Oct 1st, 2020

Changing Seasons, Changing Rates

Peg City maintains some of the most affordable round-trip (two-way) carsharing rates in Canada. See below for upcoming changes to our rates and member manual, effective October 1, 2020. Our members are a diverse group…
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where to go: bike rack edition

Where to go: Bike rack edition

This months Where to go features our members Craig and Jana as they put various petals to the metal on their way to Duck Mountain Provincial Park! Peg City has a selection of vehicles with…
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Peg City Partners, Firweed Food Hub

Peg City Partners: Fireweed Food Co-op

Introducing Fireweed, Winnipeg’s first co-operative Food Hub: an aggregator and wholesale distributor of locally produced vegetables, meats, honey, grains, and other food products. Featuring as many food puns as I can mustard. If you carrot…
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Re:Member – Keep it green, keep it clean!

Our staff are “leaving no trace” by keeping cars spotless with new, water-free, plant-based, and biodegradable cleaning products! Did you know Peg City uses plant based cleaners for in and outside the vehicles? Our interior…
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Where to go: Exploring Manitoba, a Pandemic Family Adventure

Where to go is a blog series highlighting our members’ great carsharing adventures. Today we join Ginny, Duncan, and family as they explore Manitoba during a “stay-home” summer. Ginny Collins and her partner Duncan McNairnay,…
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Re:Member – Check for damage

Re: Member is a blog offering tips, tricks and the need-to-know’s for carsharing with Peg City Car Co-op. Today we are diving into damage reporting. Carshare vehicles tend to take a bit more of a…
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Where to go: Nopiming Provincial Park

For many, carsharing is a way to run errands and get around the city when walking, biking and busing aren’t practical. This is our bread and butter, but carsharing can also be used to hit…
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Multi Modal Mural Tour

We’re getting stoked for the 2020 Wall-to-Wall mural festival. So we want to take you on a tour of previous works in anticipation of this years submissions! You can walk, bike, bus, drive carshare to…
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Synonym Art Consultation

Peg City Car Co-op is a proud partner of Synonym Art Consultation and the Wall-to-Wall festival. The festival aims to make public art accessible and a part of the everyday experience of living in Winnipeg. …
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Peg City Partners: Art City

Meet our friends at Art City, a community art studio dedicated to providing people of all ages with innovative and professional art programming, free of charge! We are grateful to help these folks deliver their…
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2019 Annual General Meeting

Please note that the Peg City Car Co-op 2019 Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 26, at 6:00 pm.  Below you’ll find the Agenda and the Nominees for our 2020 Board of Directors. While all Peg…
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Update from our Operations Manager

It has been a pleasure to see Manitobans coming together to flatten the curve, and flatten the curve we did! It’s exciting to see days go by without a single case. Flattening the curve means…
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2020 Board Of Directors: Call for Nominations

Join the board of Winnipeg one-and-only carshare! The Call for Nominations for our 2020 Board of Directors has been extended until May 24th.  We are looking for 2 individuals to join our team of dedicated…
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Re:Member – Transporting pets

Re:Member is a series of helpful tips and reminders for Peg City Car Co-op members. Transporting Pets We allow our Members to bring their pets along for the ride, provided they are in a carrier.…
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2019: Notice of Online AGM & Call for Nominations

May 26, 2020 Hello Members! Please note that the Peg City Car Co-op 2019 Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 26, at 6:00pm.  Due to the current pandemic, this year’s AGM will be held online.…
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Carshare Q&A: Selling the car

Today we are talking with two of our newest members, Rosalie and Donald, who are in the process of selling their vehicle! It’s a big decision to move from car ownership to carsharing. Today we…
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Frontline Price Plan

Introducing the Frontline Price Plan: Peg City Car Co-op has created a new price plan for frontline and essential workers during the COVID-19 crisis.  The Frontline Price Plan is geared toward helping healthcare workers, caregivers,…
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COVID-19 update from Peg City Car Co-op’s Operations Manager

It has been almost a month since COVID-19 hit Manitoba. Since it’s arrival, a lot has changed, as the government has moved swiftly to curb transmission through social distancing.  By now, most people who can…
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Re:Member – Moving with the times

For many, daily transportation has changed dramatically. The way we move and the reasons we choose to travel are shifting. But when we change how we move, do the costs change too? The spread of…
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Carsharing Q&A: New families

Welcome back to Peg City Car Co-op’s Q&A series. Today we’re chatting with Sara and Joshua, two long time members who have been car-free since 2011! We had the good fortune of chatting with these…
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Keeping it clean with our Fleet Manager, Will Belford

Our Fleet Manager Will offers some insight on Peg City’s enhanced sanitizing efforts and tips on how to stay safe using Co-op cars for essential travel. A message from our Fleet Manager Hi I’m Will,…
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Earn Driving Credits

Become a Peg City Ambassador!

Join our Ambassador program and earn driving credit when you share your Peg City adventures on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter! Are you a social media savvy Member? Join our Ambassador Program to earn $20 in…
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Covid- 19 Update

Member update: Help keep each other safe

An updated message on our COVID-19 response The team at Peg City Car Co-op (PCCC) is closely monitoring the news and government updates regarding COVID-19. We will continue to update our members and community through…
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Re:Member – The perks

Re:Member, there are perks to being a member! When you become a share-holding Member of Peg City Car Co-op, you gain access to benefits that aren’t available to Casual drivers. Read on to learn about…
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Carsharing Q&A: Family of four

Curious about how carsharing might fit into your families lifestyle? Wondering how you can live car free in Winnipeg and still get the kiddos to school in the morning? This Q&A series highlights the experiences…
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Be a February Friend

This February, refer a friend and you can both enjoy $50 in drive time, plus we waive the registration fee! Get the details… Need a plumber? Friend: “I know somebody” Dinner reservations? Friend: “I know…
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Re:Member – Accessorize your ride!

Re:Member, Peg City Car Co-op members have access to an entire fleet of vehicles, with a range of accessories! Here is how to custom tailor your next booking… This month’s topic: Accessories your ride Our goal…
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Where to go: Snowdance 2020

Peg City is excited to announce our first year sponsoring the Snowdance Festival at Falcon Ridge. Snowdance is a small festival featuring local music and winter activities, with accommodations scattered in a number of locations.…
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Good Read: The What, Where, and How of Carsharing in Winnipeg

We’ve gathered your input and answered some common questions from our Annual Member Survey. Here is our Operations Manager, Phil Mikulec with the lowdown on carsharing in Winnipeg. PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS -…
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Winter’s here…

Winter is indeed here, and with winter comes snow and ice… lots and lots of snow and ice… So here are 7 (with a 8th tip on us!) easy  tips for winter driving, shared by Manitoba…
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Add 2 free drivers, plus earn credit!

Why? Because we like you, that’s why. From now until Jan 15th, 2022, add up to 2 new drivers to your Member or Member Plus account for $0!We will waive their $25 registration fee +…
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Sign Up Now with No Registration Fee and Receive a $75 Driving Credit!

Join today and receive $75 driving credit, PLUS we will waive your $25 registration fee. Enter Promo code: HOHOHO75
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12 Days of Carsharing

“When out on the rooftop, there arose such a clatter. I pulled over safely, to set what was the matter I rolled down my window and knew from his m’stache T’was Peg City Santa, with…
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Drive Away the Winter Woes with a Mutli-day Booking!

Winter is coming… so head out of town with multi-day bookings and long distance trips! If you’re looking to get out of the city for the afternoon, a day, or an entire weekend, we’ve the…
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Where to go: From Ontario to Chicago (and a few spots in between)

For many, carsharing is a way to run errands and get around the city when walking, biking and busing isn’t practical. This is our bread and butter, but carsharing can be also used to hit…
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damage reporting, comic: even when we're careful damage can still happen. Whether it's big of small, the important things is to let us know right away

Damage Awareness Month: Reporting

This week we are tackling the importance of reporting damage. This topic is so critical to carsharing we made a snazzy comic for your viewing pleasure! Enjoy. We are nearly wrapping up Damage Awareness Month…
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Damage Awareness Month: Prevention

For the month of November, we have been exploring the topic of damage. The next two posts feature a pair of comics that we hope will entertain and inform! First up: Damage Prevention. Carshare vehicles…
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Damage Awareness Month: Keeping Track

For the month of November, we have been exploring the topic of damage here on the blog. Here is our Fleet Manager, Will Belford, with the low down on tracking damage. Hi I’m Will, Fleet…
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Damage Awareness Month: Insurance

For the month of November, we will be exploring the topic of damage here on the blog. This week we’re talking about insurance! Our carsharing service takes the hassle out of owning a vehicle. When…
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November is Damage Awareness Month

For the month of November, we will be talking all things damage here on the blog.  We need to work with our members to keep our vehicles in the best shape possible, and as we…
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MIKAELA MACKENZIE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Philip Mikulec, operations manager of Peg City Car Co-op, poses for a portrait in the East Exchange in Winnipeg on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. For Ben Waldman story. Winnipeg Free Press 2019.

Good Read: Car Co-op grows memberships, expands fleet

We’re in the news again, talking about our exciting plans for the future! Here’s an excerpt from the Winnipeg Free Press article: “Up to 20 more cars will be rolling down Winnipeg streets within the…
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Peg City Car Co-op Announces Expansion Goals

We’re already looking ahead to the new year, and a new year means new growth. Over the next 9-12 months our members will be part of our most ambitious expansion goals yet!  June 24, 2011:…
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Where to go: Whiteshell Provincial Park

For many, carsharing is a way to run errands and get around the city when walking, biking and busing isn’t practical. This is our bread and butter, but carsharing can be also used to hit…
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Welcome Our New Fleet Manager!

Our fleet is growing, and so is our staff. Please join us in warmly welcoming Will Belford to our team! Will joins us as our Fleet Manager at an important time of growth for our…
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Changing Seasons, Changing Rates

Our rates are changing starting October 1, 2019. Our members are a diverse group with diverse needs. From day one we have strived to provide flexibility, choice and cheap rates to ensure that all of…
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Good Read: Pedestrian scrambles on road safety strategy to-do list

“Pedestrian scrambles — intersections where traffic is stopped in all directions to allow people to cross any way, including diagonally — will make Winnipeg streets safer, city traffic engineers say.” Have you used a scramble…
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Members Help Us Grow!

New and current members can enjoy $50 in drive time with our special September offer. A solid recommendation from a friend about a great book or a tasty dish often means you’re more likely to…
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Good Read: Co-ops working together in Wolseley

With the support of the Old Grace Housing Co-op, the City of Winnipeg, and an instrumental push from City Councillor Cindy Gilroy, we added an eight-passenger van to the Wolseley neighbourhood in June! Here’s a…
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Good Read: Carshare co-op expands fleet with eight-passenger van

Our fleet just keeps on growing. Read all about our latest expansion! Thanks to the support of the Old Grace Housing Co-op, City Councillor Cindy Gilroy, the City of Winnipeg, and members and residents who…
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Bonjour/Hello, St. Boniface!

We’re excited to announce that due to increased demand we have added a second vehicle to the St. Boniface/Norwood Area! This vehicle is parked at 112 Marion Street, right by the Norwood Hotel. To celebrate our…
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Where to go: Experimental Lakes Area, Vermillion Bay, Ontario

For many, carsharing is a way to run errands and get around the city when walking, biking and busing isn’t practical. This is our bread and butter, but carsharing can be also used to hit…
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Re:Member – Animal friends

Re:Member is a series of helpful tips and reminders for Peg City Car Co-op members. This month’s topic: Animal Friends Along for the Ride We do allow pets in our Peg City cars, but since not…
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Thank You

Happy 8th Birthday, Peg City Car Co-op!

Celebrating eight years of carsharing in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Eight years in business. Over 1200 members. 35 vehicles, and more on the way. We would like to thank all of our members, investors, board members, and…
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Don’t Fear the Cargo Van

A new driver’s experience taking the Nissan NV200 out on the road. My name is RobYn, and I’m a new driver. You may know me as the Member Services Coordinator for Peg City Car Co-op.…
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Re:Member – Go the distance

Re:Member is a series of helpful tips and reminders for current and future Peg City Car Co-op members. This month’s topic: Multi-day bookings and long distance trips! If you’re looking for a way to get out…
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Where to go: Brokenhead Wetland Interpretive Trail

For many, carsharing is a way to run errands and get around the city when walking, biking and busing isn’t practical. This is our bread and butter, but carsharing can be also used to hit…
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Add Drivers to Your Member Account for $0!

Why? Because we like you, that’s why. One great perk of being a Member is that your account can have up to FIVE drivers. Each person receives their own fob, and the account can be…
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Re:Member – Car Rentals vs. Carsharing

Re:Member is a series of helpful tips and reminders for current and future Peg City Car Co-op members. This month’s topic: Car Rentals vs. Carsharing! One question we get all the time from people who…
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2019 Manitoba Park Passes are here!

Just another great perk of being a Peg City Car Co-op member. We will be adding eight 2019 Manitoba Park Passes to our fleet this Spring. Book one of the following vehicles, and start planning…
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Updated: Notice of AGM and Call for Nominations

Hello Members! Please note that the Peg City Car Co-op 2018 Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at 6:00pm. UPDATED: Bios have been added for the nominees who are seeking to…
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Good Read: Take my keys, please

“More Winnipeggers are forgoing their cars, creating new attitudes and business opportunities.” Read on! Thank you to Jen Zoratti at the Winnipeg Free Press for chatting with us about how we fit into the transportation conversation in…
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Where to go: Minneapolis, Minnesota

For many, carsharing is a way to run errands and get around the city when walking, biking and busing isn’t practical. This is our bread and butter, but carsharing can be also used to hit…
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Re:Member – Scratches, dings, dents & more

A refresher for members about vehicle damage! Re:Member is a series of helpful tips and reminders for our Peg City Car Co-op members (and any future members!) This month’s topic: Damage. One of the best…
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New Partners: Falcon Trails Resort + Wilderness Supply!

Being a Member just got better. Welcome our newest perk partners, Falcon Trails Resort and Wilderness Supply! FALCON TRAILS RESORT Hand-crafted lakefront cabins. Private hot tubs, remote hike-in eco cabins, docks, beaches, canoes, hiking, biking and…
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Resolutions

Let’s talk resolutions for the new year! Hanging a brand new calendar on the wall might inspire some to take on a stack of books in a reading challenge, decrease their social media time, or…
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Happy New Year!

We had a very exciting year. Thank you to our board, staff, investors and all of our members for supporting carsharing in Winnipeg! In 2018, we expanded our network and grew from 26 vehicles in…
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Make Santa Jealous

Give the Gift of Carsharing!

Is there someone in your life who could use a car every now and again? Gift them 30+ vehicles for only $500! Make Santa jealous this year, and give the gift of carsharing! By purchasing…
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Re:Member – Member perks

Re:Member is a series of helpful tips and reminders for Peg City Car Co-op members. This month’s topic: Member perks! When you buy a share and become a Member of Peg City Car Co-op, not only…
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Where to go: Philip at Falcon Trails Resort

For many, carsharing is a way to run errands and get around the city when walking, biking and busing isn’t practical. This is our bread and butter, but carsharing can be also used to hit…
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Re:Member – Winter readiness!

Re:Member is a series of helpful tips and reminders for Peg City Car Co-op members. This month’s topic: Winter readiness! Winter driving in Winnipeg is a horse of a different colour, but we are here with…
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Coming Soon… Two New Locations!

We have had an exciting year – we’ve expanded our fleet and our locations … and we’re still growing! In the coming months, we will be adding two new pickup locations to our network, one Downtown and one…
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Re:Member – Time!

Re:Member is a series of helpful tips and reminders for Peg City Car Co-op members. This month’s topic: Time! Let’s talk about time. Bookings with Peg City Car Co-op are a minimum of one hour, and…
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Peg City Car Co-op + Rainbow Trout Music Festival

Rainbow Trout Music Festival celebrated an exciting milestone this summer: 10 years! We partner with some pretty neat organizations. We love connecting with their communities, investing in their projects, and helping them literally move things…
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Re:Member – The right car for the job

Re:Member is a series of helpful tips and reminders for Peg City Car Co-op members. This month’s topic: The Right Car for the Job Our fleet of vehicles grows with the needs of our members,…
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A Special Offer for Casual Drivers!

Until October 31st, 2018, Casual drivers can switch to a full Membership and receive a $75 driving credit!  What are the perks of becoming a full Member? Lower hourly rate + discounted kilometres after the first…
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Peg City Car Co-op + Synonym Art Consultation

We have partnered with Winnipeg’s Synonym Art Consultation for a pretty wild collaboration! Since 2012, Synonym Art Consultation has curated and facilitated over 100 different art installations and events in various venues across Winnipeg, always…
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Peg City Adds Three New Cars!

Members now have access to three new cars at three brand new locations! This 2018 Hyundai Accent can be found at 520 Ellice Avenue, behind Homer’s Restaurant. This 2018 Hyundai Elantra is parked in Corydon…
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Re:Member – Transporting Pets

Re:Member is a series of helpful tips and reminders for Peg City Car Co-op members. This month’s topic: Transporting Pets! We allow our Members to bring their pets along for the ride, provided they are…
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Strategy Made Simple Podcast: Peg City Car Co-op

Peg City’s Operations Manager, Philip, chatted with Matthew Rempel on the podcast Strategy Made Simple. Strategy Made Simple is dedicated to helping Social Enterprises be sustainable and impactful through better marketing and strategic planning. Tune in…
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Good Read: All aboard! Assiniboine Park’s mini steam train is back on track

Some light (miniature) transportation news to take you into the weekend! “The miniature steam train that had been out of commission at Assiniboine Park is rolling again. Tim Buzunis, owner and operator of the popular…
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Peg City Car Co-op + Bike Valet Winnipeg

Meet one of Peg City Car Co-op’s wonderful partners: Bicycle Valet Winnipeg! (Pictured: Stephanie from Bicycle Valet Winnipeg keeping those steel horses calm!) Bicycle Valet Winnipeg’s aim is to work with event promoters to offer…
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Re:Member – Running late

Re:Member is a series of helpful tips and reminders for Peg City Car Co-op members. This month’s topic: Running Late! You booked a car for two hours, which would have been plenty of time … but…
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Peg City keeps its eyes on road to expansion

ANDREW RYAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Philip Mikulec is the operations manager of Peg City Co-op which has been in operation for eight years and is looking to expand it’s operations with a new public…
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Bike Week Winnipeg 2018

Bike Week is happening NEXT WEEK – June 18 – 24! We will be setting up a pit stop on Monday June 18th, right by the statue of Louis Riel on Assiniboine Avenue. Stop by…
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Re:Member – Multi-day bookings

Re:Member is a series of helpful tips and reminders for Peg City Car Co-op members (and future members, too!) This month’s topic: Multi-day Bookings! Did you know that Members benefit from free hours between midnight…
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Good Read: Pedestrian bridges a welcome direction

“A new pedestrian and cycling bridge, however, proposed to span the Assiniboine River and connect the cycling infrastructure of Osborne Village and downtown, might present a new model to effectively link many of Winnipeg’s communities…
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Happy 7th Birthday, Peg City Car Co-op!

In June, we are celebrating seven years of carsharing in Winnipeg!  We are closing in on 1000 members, and we would love nothing more than to hit that goal just in time for our birthday.…
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Good Read: City bike-share program starts small, aims to expand

Expansion! Exciting! Have you rented one of these orange beauties yet?   “Called Pedal in the Peg, the program – which is targeting both tourists and residents – will feature 22 bicycles rented out of…
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Good Read: Love the Bus, Save Your City

“Talk of the transportation future is focused on the next shiny thing. But one old technology is central to real transformation.”  “…there is no inherent reason that buses must be bottom-shelf transportation. We’ve just treated…
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Good Read: Study Finds People Tend to Overestimate How Long It Takes to Walk and Bike

Interesting! Have you mapped out what your commute would you look like if you walked or biked to work? How long would it *really* take? “A new study published in a journal called Transportmetrica A:…
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Re:Member – Fuelling Up

Re:Member is a series of helpful tips and reminders for Peg City Car Co-op members. This month’s topic: Fuelling Up! The cost of fuel is covered by Peg City Car Co-op. Members use our Shell…
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Good Read: Central Park will be permanently car-free by June

“Parks are for people, not cars.” An exciting shift happening in New York City has got us thinking about all the beautiful park spaces right here in Winnipeg that could benefit from this same action.…
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Hey, Wolseley!

Peg City Car Co-op is excited to announce the addition of a third vehicle to the Wolseley neighbourhood! You can find this new vehicle HERE on our map, parked at 200 Arlington Street, at the…
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Peg City Car Co-op Teams Up With Society for Manitobans with Disabilities

From now until April 1st, we’ve designated one of our vehicles as a donation car in support of the Society for Manitobans with Disabilities 2018 Easter Seals™ Paper Egg Campaign! For every booking made with…
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February 9 is International Winter Bike to Work Day!

Or, WINTERnational, if you will. Join forces with winter cyclists around the world on Winter Bike to Work Day!
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Join Our Ambassador Program!

If you are a Peg City Car Co-op Member with an active social media life, we want to connect with you! Join our Ambassador Program to earn free driving credits by sharing photos and stories…
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Good Read: City Should Consider Streetcar Revival

This one is relevant to our own transportation situation … because it’s about us, Winnipeg! From the Winnipeg Free Press: “Unlike rapid transit, where the primary goal is to transport twice-a-day commuters between distant suburbs…
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UPDATED: Notice of AGM and Call for Nominations

UPDATE: Nominations are now closed. Thank you!The names and bios of nominees are included below. Hello members! Please note that the Peg City Car Co-op 2017 Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 6,…
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Winnipeg Car Co-op Beefs Up Fleet with New 4×4 Truck

Peg City’s Operations Manager, Philip, chatted with CBC Manitoba this morning about our brand new addition! “Members of Winnipeg’s sole vehicle-sharing co-operative now have access to something big enough to haul a load of junk to…
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Good Read: From ding dings to funiculars, 10 cities with the best transport – in pictures

From The Guardian.com: “European cities occupy seven of the top 10 spots, with Zurich at number two. “The Swiss city’s public transport system is highly affordable, modern and efficient – all reasons why it takes…
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Good Read: Wind Power Supplied 43.6% of Denmark’s Energy in 2017

Pretty inspiring, Denmark! From Inhabitat.com: Denmark set a new renewable energy record in 2017 by obtaining nearly half of its power from wind. The renewable source supplied 43.6 percent of electricity demand, beating the nation’s…
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Say Hello To Our Newest Vehicle…

Need a truck? Have a friend who keeps asking you for your truck? Guess what? We bought a truck! Think of all the possibilities!!You can find this new vehicle located in the Osborne Village Safeway,…
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Good Read: What Makes a Complete Street? A Brief Guide

A few fun, constructive thoughts on what makes a “complete street”, from CityFix.com: “Complete streets designs ensure mobility to road users of all types by designing facilities that are safe, accessible, and welcoming. They can…
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Holiday Hours

We are nearing our holiday office closure, but our on-call services will be available for Members, from 8AM until 11PM, right through to the new year. Our office will be closed Monday, December 25th, 2017…
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Good Read: The Ride-Hailing Effect: More Cars, More Trips, More Miles

More thoughts on Uber and ridehailing, from CityLab.com: “… [A]rguably the most important finding in the study is that, absent a ride-hailing option, between 49 and 61 percent of trips either wouldn’t have been made…
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Good Read: Driverless cars and Mobility as a Service can improve our world – so long as they’re properly regulated

Some interesting thoughts on a complicated issue: how do autonomous vehicles fit into our future? From CityMetric.com: “Autonomous vehicles, arranged on a shared basis, could allow more people to stop owning cars. In a positive…
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Good Read: Uber and Lyft Should Pay for the Streets

Uber is coming to Winnipeg. With it comes the good, bad and the ugly. While many are excited about Uber’s appearance in Winnipeg, few recognize the many drawbacks of the service. Mounting research indicates that…
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Good Read: How To Get The Most Out of Cycling in Winter

While this article talks about the UK winter cycling experience, there are many Manitobans who cycle year round. Bike Winnipeg is a fantastic resource for all things cycling in our city, offering news, events, and workshops…
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Peg City Car Co-op Teams Up With LITE 

LITE (Local Investment Toward Employment) is Winnipeg’s foundation dedicated to job creation for people that need a hand up into work and out of poverty. This week, we’ll be deploying a donation car in support…
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Work Us Into Your Weekend Plans

In October 2017, we made changes to our rates and daily caps to make it easier and more affordable for Members to use Peg City Car Co-op for longer term bookings. Need a car for a few…
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Good Read: Climate Revenues Could Transform Transportation

“With almost two-thirds of Manitobans living in Winnipeg’s metropolitan area, targeted, forward-looking investment in the city’s urban infrastructure represents a significant opportunity to make bold moves that leverage those dollars to reduce our carbon footprint,…
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Good Read: Own a car? You won’t believe how much that’s costing you every year

“Most drivers know their vehicle’s ticket price, but far fewer have a grasp of just how much it costs them every year to drive their car or truck, said Kristine D’Arbelles of the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA).…
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Good Read: 5 Reasons Why Amsterdam Works So Well for Bikes

“People unfamiliar with the idea of the bicycle as real transportation sometimes see Amsterdam—the famously bike-friendly Dutch capital—as a fantasyland that has very little to do with the grown-up transportation world of cars and trucks.…
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Good Read: Carshare Gains Traction in Wolseley

Well, would you look at that: our Operations Manager, Philip, is in the news!”Carsharing is particularly attractive to individuals and families who use a car infrequently, or need an additional one occasionally. It is not…
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Good Read: The Future of Mobility in Cities: Multimodal and Integrated

A few colourful and concise thoughts on getting around to jump start this short work week. Enjoy! From Planetizen.com: “Sustainable, inclusive, prosperous, and resilient cities depend on transportation that facilitates the safe, efficient and pollution-free…
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Peg City Car Co-op at Nuit Blanche!

Mark your calendars, Winnipeg.Peg City Car Co-op has a very fun project in the works for Nuit Blanche this year. Saturday, September 30, 2017  – “Keep Me Awake”, a storytelling shuttle experience. On buses, commuters…
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Good Read: Trees Can Save A City $500 Million Every Year

“Combined with the strong scientific evidence that trees are an ideal way to make life in cities better, the study shows that there’s a serious economic reason to invest in them. ” “Trees have a proven…
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Good Read: The Downsides of Data-Based Transportation Planning

From CityLab.com: “Large parts of most American cities, and especially their suburbs, constitute vast swaths of hostile territory to people traveling on foot. Either destinations are too spread out, or there just aren’t sidewalks or…
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Special Prize Giveaway!

Peg City Car Co-op is a proud sponsor of this year’s Rainbow Trout Musical Festival, and we have FOUR weekend passes to giveaway! Each pass gets you into the fest for the weekend, plus a…
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Good Read: German Man Swims To Work To Beat Traffic

This man swims to work, and he even brings his laptop with him. What a way to commute! From Good.is: “Every day, he checks the water level, temperature, and current to be sure he doesn’t…
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Good Read: Evovelo unveils cute little solar car you can pedal like a bicycle

Cute is the perfect word for these solar cars. You can charge it in the sun, or take the battery inside and charge it at home. If the battery starts to die, you can take…
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Good Read: Most of the time I ride a bike, I wear a helmet. But not always. Here’s why.

From Shifter: “This illogical helmet fundamentalism creates a false perception that cycling is inherently dangerous, which discourages people from riding. That discouragement is harmful. It means my city is not enjoying all of the benefits…
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Good Read: How do you build a transport system for 26m people?

In under two decades, New Delhi has built a modern, affordable, and reliable metro system that spans 214km. By the beginning of the next decade, the goal is to more than double in size to…
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Good Read: Bicycle Superhighways in Copenhagen Capital Region

From Copenhagenize.com: Denmark, you continue to impress! This is an interesting article about bicycle superhighways, connecting towns and municipalities, with the goal to make inter-municipality bike trips easier for the citizens of the region. They take…
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Good Read: Woonerf

From Metro News Winnipeg. “Wondering what a woonerf is, besides a weird word? It’s a street, “designed for pedestrians first,” which focuses on “calming the street down through design.” That’s how Winnipeg transportation facilities planning…
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The Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival starts in 2 weeks…

… and we have free passes to give away! We will be running a few different giveaways over the month of July for free passes to see shows at the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, so…
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Article: Council gridlock stalls downtown bike grid

Low-cost. Movable materials. What’s not to like here? From CBC Manitoba: “A decision on whether to study an adjustable downtown cycling grid was hung up in a pair of deadlocked votes at Winnipeg city council’s…
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Article: More buses could be en route to Winnipeg

From Metro News Winnipeg: “Frequent service is the single best way to invest in transit to see ridership gains and increase rider satisfaction with the system,” [Functional Transit chairperson Joseph] Kornelsen said. Click here for…
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Art City’s GoGoGo Parade!

We’ve got an exciting week ahead … On Friday June 23rd, we’re hosting a Pit Stop on Bike to Work Day. From 6 – 9AM, roll on down Assinboine Avenue on your way to work, say…
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Good Read: How pedestrians and cyclists are changing the face of Toronto

From TheStar.com – “How pedestrians and cyclists are changing the face of Toronto” “At their best, streets are both a destination and the way to get there. They don’t just make cities possible, they define…
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Bike to Work Week 2017

Bike to Work Week is NEXT week in Winnipeg, and we’re looking forward to celebrating Peg City Car Co-op’s 6th birthday by hosting a Pit Stop on Friday, June 23rd from 6-9AM on Assiniboine Avenue.…
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Meet our Partners: Pollock’s Hardware Co-op

Open since Nov., 2013, the Pollock’s Hardware Co-0p outlet at Osborne and Morley has proven a real boon to the neighbourhood. Just in time for winter and/or holiday shopping, we’ve added Pollock’s Hardware Co-op to our shop…
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2015: Peg City Car Co-op Issues a New Round of Investment Shares! SOLD OUT.

Peg City Car Co-op has issued $87,500 in investment shares to support expansion of its fleet. The purchase deadline is December 13, 2015. New vehicles added in 2013 The offering is being issued under the…
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Meet Our Partners: Neechi Foods Co-op

Our list of Shop Local partners expands today in the grocery department with Neechi Foods Co-op! It’s no secret that the majority of our member’s trips are reported to be for grocery. Members will be pleased to…
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Meet Our Partners: Café Postal and Fools & Horses Coffee

Isn’t summer fantastic in Winnipeg? We can finally take advantage of the abundant farmer’s markets, festivals, concerts, outdoor patios and so much more that our city has to offer! While you’re enjoying the city this…
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2014 Member Survey Results

Ok, ok, so we’re a little slow on this post. Once a year since 2013 we have been asking our members to fill out a survey so that we can find out how we are…
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Peg City Car Co-op seeks Member Services Coordinator

Are you a reliable self-starter who cares about sustainable transportation? Are you excited to see carsharing grow in Winnipeg? The Member Services Coordinator is the main point of contact for Peg City Car Co-op members…
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New Rates Starting October 1

Due to increasing operational and expansion costs, the Peg City Car Co-op board and staff have decided to increase rates — effective October 1. Current members were notified of this change via email in early…
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Members write about living car-free

As a co-op we are so lucky to have so many great members join us on this great carshare adventure in Winnipeg. In the past week, two of our members have written blog posts about…
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Bike to Work Day 2014

Bike to Work Day is always a special day for us because it was the day we launched in 2011! This year we turn 3 years old and just recently celebrated our 300th member! We…
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Peg City Car Co-op + St. Boniface

In French carsharing is “autopartage” — which is what Peg City Car Co-op would like to bring to St. Boniface this summer! Since we launched 3 years ago members of the St. Boniface community have…
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This Fleet has 12 Cars

We have the best news. After a long, hard winter, spring has arrived. With it comes expansion season! In the past week we’ve added 3 new Honda Fits to the mix. THIS FLEET HAS 12…
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Deadline to Purchase Shares: March 31

First things first, thanks to everyone who has already taken advantage of the opportunity to invest in us and benefit from the 30% tax credit! So far we’ve raised nearly $40,000! The investments you made…
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Meet Our Partners: Generation Green

We have partnered with some of Winnipeg’s best local joints for our Shop Local, Earn Credit campaign…and we want you to meet them! Meet Sherry Sobey, owner of Generation Green, located at The Forks Market:…
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Meet our Partners: Sew Dandee

We have partnered with some of Winnipeg’s best local joints for our Shop Local, Earn Credit campaign…and we want you to meet them! Meet Andee Penner, owner of Sew Dandee, located on 105 Osborne St:…
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A New Year, A New Opportunity to Invest!

A new year and a new opportunity to help us grow! We are once again offering investment shares for purchase to our members and supportors. Last year we successfully raised  $66,800 in investment shares. We…
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Meet our Partners: Hollow Reed Holistic

We have partnered with some of Winnipeg’s best local joints for our Shop Local, Earn Credit campaign…and we want you to meet them! Meet Nancy Hall, co-owner of Hollow Reed Holistic, located at 875 Corydon…
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Just in Time for the Holidays: Gift Certificates

Have a favourite Peg City Car Co-op member on your gift-giving list this holiday season?  Why not give the gift of driving credits? From now until the end of December, you can purchase driving credits…
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Meet our Partners: MAKE

We have partnered with some of Winnipeg’s best local joints for our Shop Local, Earn Credit campaign…and we want you to meet them!   Meet Jae-Sung Chon, owner of MAKE/ Coffee + Stuff, located on…
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Meet our Partners: Organic Planet Workers Co-op

We have partnered with some of Winnipeg’s best local joints for our Shop Local, Earn Credit campaign…and we want you to meet them! Meet Sam, a Co-op Worker at Organic Planet Workers Co-op, located at…
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Meet our Partners: Parlour

We have partnered with some of Winnipeg’s best local joints for our Shop Local, Earn Credit campaign…and we want you to meet them! This week we caught up with Nils Vik, coffee veteran and owner…
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Meet our Partners: Thom Bargen

We have partnered with some of Winnipeg’s best local joints for our Shop Local, Earn Credit campaign…and we want you to meet them! Meet Graham Bargen, co-owner of Thom Bargen Coffee & Tea located at…
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Introducing: Car #9!

Something very exciting happened on Friday evening, we added a ninth car to the fleet! This brand new Honda Fit is located at 511 River, near the corner with Nassau Street. This car is important…
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Meet our Partners: The Park Theatre

We’ve partnered with some of Winnipeg’s best local joints for our Shop Local, Earn Credit campaign…and we want you to meet them! We caught up with Erick Casselman, Manager at The Park Theatre, to ask…
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Meet our Partners: Little Sister Coffee Maker

We have partnered with some of Winnipeg’s best local joints for our Shop Local, Earn Credit campaign…and we want you to meet them! This week we met up with Vanessa Stachiw, co-owner of Little Sister…
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Introducing New Member Perks

  Becoming a member of Peg City Car Co-op just got better! We are very excited to introduce new Member Perks! We have teamed up with locally owned shops around central Winnipeg to offer members…
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A Carshare Kind of a Day

Saturday, and it looked like the summer weather was making a return, a couple of us decided to take out a car for the day. We thought we’d document it to show how much you…
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SUMMER PHOTO CONTEST 2013

Summer is here and with it comes the fun of commuting outdoors! From the sun on your face, to the cool breeze in your hair, to bumping into your friend on the bus, commuting by…
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Top 10 Tips: Carshare Etiquette – Sharing is Nice!

We’ve doubled our fleet and our membership is growing faster than ever. While carsharing is convenient and simple to use, sharing is also a responsibility. To make sure your sharing experiences runs as smoothly as…
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Bike to Work Day 2013

We are pretty proud to say that 2013 marked our 3rd Bike to Work Day (BTWD) at the River and Osborne location! We officially launched on June 24, 2011 which also happened to be BTWD,…
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Five Reasons to Get Out of Your Car this Month

It appears as though the summer weather is just about here! That makes it the ideal time of the year to try out more active ways to get around the city. It is also the…
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Peg City Car Co-op Doubles Fleet

Peg City Car Co-op Doubles Fleet, Serves More Neighbourhoods Thanks to Local Investors WINNIPEG (May 21, 2013)—Peg City Car Co-op is doubling its fleet of fuel-efficient carshare vehicles located around central Winnipeg neighbourhoods. The city’s…
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Fresh Rates — New Options for Carsharing

Happy spring everyone! We have some very exciting news to share. As we approach our second anniversary we are introducing new rate plans as well as a new, casual driver category. Since launching in June…
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Earth Day News: Peg City Partners with UWinnipeg

Press release from UWinnipeg: Our Honda Fit will be moving to UWinnipeg in May! WINNIPEG, MB – Today is Earth Day, and The University of Winnipeg is partnering with Peg City Car Co-op to offer…
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Consumer Debt up 8% in MB, Arguments for Carsharing

Manitoba Consumer debt (which includes vehicle debts, but excludes mortgages) is up 8% according to credit monitor TransUnion. This means Manitobans are spending more than they make. Owning and operating a car in Canada costs…
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Move over RRSPs! Investment Share Season is Extended to February 28th!

Dear friends/members/supporters, We have the best news! The Province of Manitoba has extended our investment share deadline for shares that qualify for the 2012 tax credit until February 28th. That means you have six more…
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The Festive 5: Reason to Invest #5

Every Monday in December, we brought you another reason to support carsharing in Winnipeg. Help us grow by purchasing investment shares. The deadline to receive a 30% tax credit from the Province is TODAY! This…
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The Festive 5: Reason to Invest #4

Every Monday in December, the Festive 5 will bring you another reason to support carsharing in Winnipeg. Help us grow by purchasing investment shares. The deadline to receive a 30% tax credit from the Province…
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The Festive 5: Reason to Invest #3

Every Monday in December, the Festive 5 will bring you another reason to support carsharing in Winnipeg. Help us grow by purchasing investment shares. The deadline to receive a 30% tax credit from the Province…
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The Festive 5: Reason to Invest #2

Every Monday in December, the Festive 5 will bring you another reason to support carsharing in Winnipeg. Help us grow by purchasing investment shares. The deadline to receive a 30% tax credit from the Province…
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The Festive 5: Reason to Invest #1

Every Monday in December, the Festive 5 will bring you another reason to support carsharing in Winnipeg. Help us grow by purchasing investment shares. The deadline to receive a 30% tax credit from the Province…
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Peg City Car Co-op named finalist in National Co-op Challenge

Votes could support carshare expansion in Winnipeg! Peg City Car Co-op has been selected as one of six finalists from Western Canada in The Co-operators National Co-op Contest. It is now up to the public…
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Are You Ready to Invest in Less?

Peg City Car Co-op started as but a small idea four years ago. A group of volunteers sat down together and made a list of what transportation could look like in Winnipeg. Their vision revolved…
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Peg City Car Co-op goes electric!

Partners with IBEX Payroll to introduce EV into fleet FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2012 (Winnipeg)–Driving an electric vehicle (EV) is now an option for more Winnipeggers without the hefty price tag of purchasing one.…
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Sometimes, Drive Electric

We’re ecstatic about sharing this plug-in Electric with our membership. Please join us as we officially welcome the newest addition to our fleet on Tuesday, August 28th 2012 at 11am. This vehicle is located at…
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All Abuzz for Day Rates!

First things first, this is primarily a blog post about beekeeping, but it is also about how Peg City Car Co-op is expanding our services to meet the needs of our members…through Day Rates! …Back…
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DMSMCA & Peg City Car Co-op in the Metro

Check out this great article on our West End Carsharing Study in the Canstar Neighbourhood papers today! If you still haven’t filled out our survey, please visit www.pegcitycarcoop.ca/DMSMCAsurvey or call 204.793.3912! Car-sharing is designed to…
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…And, Sometimes BIKE (June 2012)

June means all the flowers are blooming and the sun is shining and, most importantly of all, it’s our BIRTHDAY! But even more awesome than all that is the significant number of active transportation events…
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Winnipeg hosts Federation of Canadian Carsharing Co-operatives

We’re still winding down from our amazing Annual General Meeting last week, but are ecstatic about the end of March when we’ll be joined from east to west by fellow co-operatives in the industry. The…
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South Osborne Information Sessions – We’re in the Sou’wester!

photo: Simon Fuller via Canstar A reminder that we have two information sessions on carsharing in Winnipeg coming up.  Although they are meant for the South Osbrone neighbourhood, they are of course open to anyone…
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February 18th: Actif Epica and Peg City Car Co-op Celebrating Human Resiliance

ACTIF EPICA from kyle thomas on Vimeo. Peg City Car Co-op is pleased to be participating in the first ever Actif Epica event, a 130km bike race from St. Malo to St. Boniface on February…
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Videos: Dave on Sharing

The final member profile in our series – we’re sad to see it end! Thanks to Christopher Paetkau and Trevor Gill who made this project so exceptional – we’ve been so happy with them. Their…
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Videos: Shauna on Cost

The third of our Member Profiles features Shauna talking about the true costs of vehicle ownership. SHAUNA on COST: Peg City Car Co-op from Peg City Car Co-op on Vimeo. Shauna’s home is a mess…
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Environmental Concern? There’s a Group For That!

Great article in the Winnipeg Free Press this week by Lindsay Wiebe on the environmental groups in and around Winnipeg: It ain’t easy being green — and it can be even more challenging if, like…
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Videos: Chris on Simplicity

In the second installment of our video series, Chris talks about the Simplicity of carsharing. CHRIS on SIMPLICITY : Peg City Car Co-op from Peg City Car Co-op on Vimeo. Why does Chris carshare? He doesn’t drive…
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Videos: Amanda on Utility

This is the first in our series of introductory videos on carsharing in Winnipeg. Here, real member Amanda talks about the Utility of being part of the co-op. AMANDA on UTILITY : Peg City Car…
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Car 2 Moves to South Osborne

The Nissan Versa previously parked in Stall#19 behind 320 River Ave has been moved to 655 Osborne St, the South Osbrone Safeway. The Versa will be available for use Saturday, January 7th 2011 at 3pm.…
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Holiday Hours & 2012 Office Hours

A bit of a housekeeping to let you know that our office will be open throughout the holidays except for December 25th, 26th and January 1st & 2nd. Continuing into the New Year, our office…
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Are We Reaching Peak Driving?

There have been a series of articles addressing an emerging trend in personal transportation. In transportation planning, it has always been assumed that the demand for vehicles and road space would continue to grow, but…
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The AMAZING Benefits of Biking

Oh my. You know we love this!   Created by: Healthcare Management Degree
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18-34 Year-olds Value Access over Ownership

Hey…ever think about how there are some things you own, but only use rarely? Like your car for example (which likely sits idle for 23 hours a day)? Collaborative consumption, like carsharing, gives you all…
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Board Member Shoni Litinsky Named one of the Uniter’s 30 under 30!

Says the Uniter’s Anne Thomas: “Shoni Shukster Litinsky is one of the driving forces behind Winnipeg’s first car sharing cooperative, Peg City Car Co-op. At 25, Litinsky is the youngest member of the co-op’s board.…
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Winter Update! Now Accepting Business Memberships

Sigh…it seems winter is finally here, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get around Winnipeg without a car. We know many of our members are still biking, busing, and walking their way through the cold…
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Greening Your Holidays

Now, we know there are a bunch of benefits to joining a carshare. One of the sweetest parts is saving your money for things that really matter…like presents!  It also offers you a convenient way…
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Do You Really Need Snow Tires?

Although winter tires are not mandatory in Manitoba like they are in Quebec, we feel that they’re essential and here’s just one reason why: “There’s about 10 per cent of the people right now that…
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Peg City Members featured in Smart Trips video for South Osborne

Peg City members Matthew Lawrence and the Walker family are featured in this inspiring video collection of personal journeys South Osborne residents have taken towards living car-free. As members of Peg City Car Co-op, these…
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Peg City Car Co-op Launches on Bike to Work Day!

Peg City Car Co-op supplements a lifestyle of living without cars – by providing occasional access without the regular hassle of owning them. It is no coincidence then that we launched on Bike To Work…
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It’s official! Peg City Car Co-op launches carsharing in Winnipeg!

Join us for the “official” launch of Peg City Car Co-op at 9 a.m. this Friday morning, June 24th! We’ll be munching on pastries courtesy of Canada Safeway, cutting ribbons, showing off our new logo…
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Get a 15% discount on us

To address our members’ longer term needs, such as a full weekend or week, we have partnered with a local car rental company. Peg City Car Co-op members can now receive a 15% discount on…
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We are operational!

It’s official! Peg City Car Co-op is operational. In fact, one member family booked a car this morning, fittingly on Clean Air Day (June 8th), to go to a greenhouse. Calling all members – you…
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Join now!

The day you have been waiting for is here! Sign up as a member of Peg City Car Co-op for easy and affordable access to a zippy compact vehicle. Find the application form here: Regular…
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Our new home!

You can mail your completed membership applications and membership fees to the following address (please do not mail cash): Suite 203 – 478 River AvenueWinnipeg, ManitobaR3L 0C8 Got a question? Reach us at [email protected] or…
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Join us at our membership recruitment event March 30!

We are very pleased to announce that Peg City Car Co-op is ready to start recruiting members, and we would like you to be one of the first! Please join us for our initial recruitment…
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Welcome to our new site!

The car share  launch team will be posting updates here. Watch for news or Contact us with your questions !
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