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Car Rental and Rail Pulse: News and Notes for Week of March 7, 2016

Car Rental & Rail | Donald Wood | March 07, 2016

Car Rental and Rail Pulse: News and Notes for Week of March 7, 2016

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New Jersey Transit Officials Warn of Impending Strike
Transit officials in New Jersey are warning commuters about a possible impending strike due to a prolonged contract dispute that could result in almost 65,000 people who travel via bus being forced to use other means of transportation.

Alamo Rent A Car Reveals Millennials Suffer From Vacation Shaming
A new report from Alamo Rent A Car—dubbed the 2016 Alamo Family Vacation Survey—revealed that 59 percent of employed millennials reported a sense of shame for taking or planning a vacation, as compared to just 41 percent of those 35 or older.

Uber Teams With Disney’s Zootopia
Ride-hailing service Uber has teamed up with Disney in support of the new movie Zootopia, allowing customers to turn the maps on their app into the magical mammal metropolis found in the film.

Avis Car Rental Adding Land Rover Vehicles to Fleet
Avis Car Rental announced the company will add several four-wheel-drive Land Rover vehicles to its rental fleet in the United States, including the 2016 Discovery Sport, the LR4 and the Range Rover Evoque.


Travelers in New Orleans now have a new form of transportation as Lyft announced that its ride-hailing service was now operational in the Crescent City. Mardi Gras just got easier to enjoy.

In an effort to control traffic congestion and pollution, the South Korean government will begin to ease the rules and regulations on the car sharing industry in the country moving forward.

Avis Budget Group, Inc. announced that the company has been named one of America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council.

Avis Budget Group, Inc. has also revealed Chief Executive Officer Larry De Shon will be one of the main presenters during the J.P. Morgan Leisure Conference on Thursday, March 10.


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