HOURCAR expanding in Northeast, along Lake Street, Green Line

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June 12, 2014
By: Sarah McKenzie
Sarah McKenzie

The Twin Cities car-sharing program HOURCAR is expanding its fleet of cars to 73 and adding new locations in Northeast, along Lake Street and near the new Green Line.

It's also adding a new hub in Whittier at Nicollet and 27th.

It will add cars to the new locations beginning June 20, according to an HOURCAR press release.

Here are the new locations: 

— Green Line light rail line: West Bank, at Seven Corners Apartments, 1400 2nd
St. S.; Prospect Park, near 29th Avenue SE & University Avenue SE; Snelling Avenue, at Spruce Tree Centre, 1600 University Ave.; near the Hamline Avenue Station (exact location to be announced); Lexington Avenue, at the former Saint Paul Public Library building, 1080 University Ave.; and Dale Street, at Frogtown Square, 500 Dale Street N.

— Lake Street Corridor: Lake Street & Bloomington Avenue at Plaza Verde,
1516 E. Lake St.; and near Lake Street & Hiawatha Avenue.

 — Northeast Minneapolis: Eastside Food Co-op, 2535 Central Ave. NE; and Windom Park at the offices of the NE Home Group, 1955 Johnson Street NE.