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Travel Update 12-03

TO: Agency Travel Coordinators
FROM: Malcolm Weems, Chairman
DATE: October 20, 2011
SUBJECT: Zipcar Contract

The Governor’s Travel Control Board is pleased to announce the State of Illinois’ contract with Zipcar, the world’s largest car sharing service.

Zipcar offers self-service, on demand cars to state employees by the hour. Zipcars are parked all over Chicago and Springfield and are the perfect solution when a car is needed for a couple of hours for official State of Illinois Business.

In order to get employees signed up for membership, each agency must submit their tax exempt form. Once the form is received and the agency is enrolled, training will be given for the Zipcar coordinator with regard to signing up employees, billing, reserving cars, etc.

Please send tax exempt forms to Kelley Wells, State Travel Coordinator, 804 Stratton Office Building, Springfield, IL 62706 or by email to Please include contact information for whoever will be handling the Zipcar account for your agency.

For more information please call or email Kelley Wells at (217) 782-4705 or go to to find out more information regarding Zipcar.

cc: Agency Heads
Agency Fiscal Officers
David Vaught, Member
Simone McNeil, Member