New Yorkers Share Bikes and Cars to Get Around
Cars, apartments, prom dresses and even surf boards. Those a just a few of the items people can rent directly from other private individuals in today’s robust sharing economy, which was recently valued at $26 billion. The Internet makes peer-to-peer commerce easy with secure online payments, photos, reviews, and even social networking opportunities. Daniela Schrier looks at how these websites have affected the way New Yorkers get around town.