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More than 500 have signed up for BlueIndy

Posted at 7:35 PM, Sep 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-17 19:35:09-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- More than 500 people have signed up for BlueIndy in the first two weeks, according to Bloomberg Business. 

The car sharing service officially kicked off September 2, 2015, allowing those with a membership card to use one of 50 cars located around the city. The number of cars is expected to increase to 500.  

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The program is operated by the Bollore Group out of France, which also has car sharing services in other cities around the globe.

According to Bloomberg, the program has been a hit in Paris, with more than 3,300 cars around the city. 

You can sign up for the program by entering your driver's license and credit card information at a BlueIndy kiosk. Standard memberships cost $9.99 a month. Renting a car costs $4 for the first 20 minutes, and 20 cents for each minute after that.

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The cars have a range of 120 miles between charges, which can be done at any BlueIndy parking station.