|Published:||Oct 11, 2013 7:51 AM EDT|
|Updated:||Oct 11, 2013 7:51 AM EDT|
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Transportation options are expanding for residents of downtown Orlando.
Officials this week unveiled a car-share program on the same day that potential customers got a sneak peak of the SunRail commuter trains.
Under the car-share program operated by Hertz, Orlando residents can rent cars on an hourly basis. Rates start around $8 an hour depending on the vehicle.
Residents will be able to choose from 12 cars at six locations throughout downtown.
Meanwhile, central Florida's SunRail commuter train debuts next year.
Transportation officials say the car-share program will allow residents who use the commuter train to run errands in a car during the day while they're at work, if they need it.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
- FGCU one win away from NCAA Tournament appearance
- Teens arrested with gun at school were searched Wednesday
- Sailboat off Marco Island tries to ride out Thursday's storm
- Search continues for missing spring breaker
- Fla. teen shot by grandfather during argument
- Suspected police impersonator was fed agent
- Cape Coral firefighters investigating trash compactor fire
- Gay-straight club lawsuit to be move forward
- Judge: tainted evidence not enough to free inmate
- Obama to promote education agenda at Miami school