GoForth CarShare

Freedom to move with clean transportation

GoForth Carsharing

Freedom to move with clean transportation

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What Is GoForth?

GoForth is an electric vehicle (EV) carsharing service in Oregon. Our goal is to provide access to affordable all-electric cars to test drive and use for errands, shopping or appointments.

GoForth is available to anyone over 21 years of age with a valid driver's license, relatively clean driving record, and a valid credit, debit or bank card. Members have access to a network of cars in communities throughout Oregon.

The first two-hour ride with GoForth is free. Recurring rentals are $4 per hour. 

GoForth Electric CarShare is a collaborative partnership between Forth, Mobility Development, and community-owned utilities across Oregon. GoForth is a proud member of Miocar Networks.

How to Use GoForth

Download the MioCar Networks App from the App Store or Google Play

Register Your Account: You’ll need to enter your driver’s license and credit/debit card. (It may take up to 3 business days to process.)

Onboarding Call: Talk with a GoForth staff member (15-minutes or less).  Call 503-850-0007

Reserve the vehicle through the Miocar Networks app for a time you’d like to use it.

Unlock the vehicle with the Miocar Networks app and drive.*

Return the vehicle to the parking spot after your trip and plug it in.*

*View the in-car instructions sheet for more details. 

Need Help? Call 503-850-0007 or email carshare@forthmobility.org

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Locations

Current locations:

La Pine: Hawk’s View – 51750 Little Deschutes Lane. La Pine, OR 97739
Bend: Legacy Landing – 2065 NE Tucson Way. Bend, OR
Philomath: Consumers Power, Inc - 6990 W Hills Rd, Philomath, OR 97370
The Dalles: Wasco County Veterans Office - 201 Federal St. The Dalles, OR 97058
Eugene: Iris Place - 1531 River Road Eugene OR 97404
              Santa Clara Transit Station - 43 Green Lane, Eugene, OR 97404

Future Locations:

Ashland, Veneta, and more!

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GoForth has two primary uses:

  1. Free, no-contact, no-pressure, self-service EV test-drives to experience the joys of driving electric, every driver’s first test drive is free. 

  2. Carsharing for communities. Several vehicles will be located at affordable housing developments. After the initial free test drive, subsequent reservations can be made on the platform for a low hourly fee, providing affordable, personal, on-demand transportation to local residents.

What is carsharing?

Carsharing is a system where individuals have access to a network of vehicles for short-term rental. You can view where cars are located and make reservations in a few simple steps using the carsharing app. With GoForth CarShare, the first drive is free but there is a small hourly fee for each additional ride. Drivers must verify their license information prior to reserving a car.

What's an electric car?

Electric cars drive much like traditional cars. The pedals, steering wheel and controls are the same, but they are fueled by electricity instead of gas. They charge through a plug, just like your phone.

GoForth CarShare Supporters: 

American Public Power Association, Ashland Electric, Bonneville Environmental Foundation, Central Electric Coop, Clatskanie PUD, Consumers Power, Inc., Eugene Water & Electric Board, Emerald PUD, Midstate Electric Coop, and Northern Wasco County PUD.

Please view the FAQ for frequently asked questions.

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