Texas A&M offers a rental car service to students
UPDATED: Monday, July 8, 2013 - 9:08am
COLLEGE STATION -- If you're a student on campus without a car--- no need to worry because you're in luck.
Texas A&M has paired up with "Hertz on Demand" to provide rental cars through the University's car sharing program.
The university has six different vehicles to rent, ranging in size, from a truck to an environmentally friendly car.
A&M is also one of the first universities in the country to have an electric car as a part of its fleet.
Ron Steedly, the alternative transportation manager for the University, says it's important to have a variety of transportation modes Aggies can take advantage of.
"Car share is a great idea. Students that live in the dorms or people that just come to A&M without a car can actually have access to a car. Rather than bothering their friends, they can at their own convenience take care of what they need to in the community."
Cars rent anywhere from eight to ten dollars an hour, which includes insurance.
Typically you have to be 21 years of age to rent but with A&M's program, you only have to be 18.
And you don't have to an Aggie student or faculty member to sign up, anyone in the community can.