The first member, Deep Deuce resident Sid Burgess, is well known in the neighborhood for getting around town without any car. Formerly a resident of Seattle and Vancouver, Burgess, his wife and children moved to Deep Deuce in August.
“I decided we didn't need a car to live in downtown Oklahoma City,” Burgess said. “We operate so that if it's within a mile or so, we'll walk or bike. If it's more than a mile, if it's to NW 23rd, I'll take the bus.”
Burgess said he has heard from fellow residents that they might ditch their cars with the availability of TimeCar.
“It represents or highlights that there is a lack of a truly walkable environment downtown where all the amenities you need exist,” Burgess said. “But that rarely exists anywhere. Even in Seattle, you used Zipcar (another car share service), so it was always easy to grab a car.”
At a glance
Membership gives access
TimeCar members pay a $25 application fee and a $50 annual membership fee, which allows them to reserve cars either online or by phone. Each member has a smart card that will unlock the vehicle and provide access to keys kept in a lockbox. Rates run $5 an hour between midnight and 7 a.m., and an average of $8.50 an hour during the day. Full-day rentals run $65 a day with a daily 200-mile limit on daily mileage before fuel charges are assessed.
To learn more, go to www.timecar.com