Modo is back as a sponsor for the Eastside Culture Crawl, running from November 19–22!

View it in a web browser

Forward to a friend

November 2015

image dsc

Modo at the Eastside Culture Crawl

From November 19–22, the 19th annual Eastside Culture Crawl will turn East Van into a huge visual arts, design and crafts festival with over 447 artists showcasing in 79 locations (see our Modo Artist Spotlight below). As proud, continuing Culture Crawl sponsors, we've secured two VIP Parking Spots in front of the 1000 Parker Street Studios and Espressotec to make your Crawl a little easier — look for our sign!


Not driving? We'll also have our free Crawl Shuttle which will be visiting studios throughout East Van. Meet at our pickup point outside 1000 Parker and grab a ride every half hour from our Modo volunteers!

In this issue

Modo Moves

Fix It with Farrell

Tips from Our Pros

Download. Book. Go!

Quick Poll

Seat Sale

Design Your Modo Ad!

On the Blog

Community Calendar

Featured articles

Modo Moves

Lower Mainland

Burnaby — Edmonds

UPGRADE: There's now a 2013 grey Nissan Sentra at Salisbury & Edmonds instead of a 2009 Cube.


UBC — Main Campus

LOCATION MOVE & UPGRADE: We've upgraded our Walter Gage Road car from a 2011 Honda CRV to a 2015 orange Scion FR-S (#685), and moved it a block closer to Wesbrook Mall. You can now find the car in a designated stall on the south side of the road, 40 metres west of Wesbrook Mall, just before the roundabout.


Vancouver — Downtown

LOCATION MOVE: We no longer have a car at Granville Bridge (our old location underneath the bridge on Beach Crescent). Instead...


NEW LOCATION: Neon is a new rental building at 1388 Continental Street, next to the Granville Street Bridge, where we've placed a 2016 blue Kia Soul (#717) and a 2016 blue Scion FR-S (#724). 


Vancouver — Fairview

UPGRADE: Willow & W 7th now features a 2015 yellow Jeep Renegade (#667) instead of a 2011 Honda CRV.


Vancouver — False Creek
Our Granville Island minivan is now a 2015 white Toyota Sienna minivan (#721).


Vancouver — Grandview–Woodland

UPGRADE: The Franklin car is now a 2016 white Toyota Corolla (#718) instead of a 2013 Nissan Sentra.


UPGRADE: At McGill Park, we've replaced the 2011 Mazda 2 hatchback with a 2015 white Toyota Sienna minivan (#721).


Vancouver — Kensington–Cedar Cottage

LOCATION MOVE: We've left our Inverness location and moved our 2009 silver Pontiac Vibe (#259) a couple blocks northwest, where it will be closer to more of our members in the neighbourhood. Find it at Glen & E 21st.


NEW LOCATION: We've added a 2011 green Mazda 2 hatchback (#379) next to Kingcrest Park, in the 4200 block of Dumfries Street between East King Edward and East 27th.


Vancouver — Kerrisdale
After months of stressful parking at Yew & 40th, we've finally found a permanent home for our 2012 orange Toyota Prius C (#388). You can find it across from the Kerrisdale Arena — on East Boulevard, just north of W 41st Avenue. We have a designated stall in the gravel lot next to the train tracks.


Vancouver — Mount Pleasant

SECOND CAR: A 2007 orange Toyota Yaris hatch (#271) has joined the Dodge Grand Caravan at Alderwood.


Vancouver — Strathcona

UPGRADE: Keefer is now a 2016 red Kia Soul (#725) instead of a 2011 Toyota Corolla.


CAR CHANGE: The Mergatroid Building now hosts a 2012 white Dodge Grand Caravan (#411) instead of a 2010 blue one.


Vancouver — West End

UPGRADE: At Mole Hill, we've replaced the 2007 Toyota Yaris with a 2015 orange Jeep Renegade (#715). The orange Toyota Prius C is still there, too.


Vancouver — West Point Grey

CAR CHANGE: It was fun having a Scion FR-S at Sasamat & W 14th for a few months, but members asked for a more family-friendly car. So we've replaced it with a 2011 grey Honda CRV (#343).

Fix It with Farrell

 Winter is coming — where have we heard that before?


This month, Farrell has the scoop on winter driving and demystifies some of the symbols that pop up at this time of year.

image dsc

Tips from Our Pros

Taking a note from Farrell's book this month, our Operations Manger, Kelvin, introduces our winterized fleet and the work his team puts into prepping your Modos for the snow.


His Top Tip of the Month? Filter your booking search for winter tires and roofracks!

image dsc

Download. Book. Go!

Thanks to our growing software development team, we're excited to say we have a Modo app ready for download!


Download on the App Store or Google Play!

image dsc

Quick Poll

As we mentioned above, our new app is available for download!


Take our Quick Poll to share your feedback!

image dsc

Seat Sale

Save 10% off your entire booking with Modo's Seat Sale!


Starting November 4 and ending November 24:


Vancouver, Downtown

  • Neon — our newest location, with a 2016 blue Kia Soul (#717) and a blue Scion FR-S (#724)

Burnaby, Metrotown

  • MacPherson Walk — a 2015 red Fiat 500 (#600)

Vancouver, Mount Pleasant

  • Great Northern Way — a 2012 red Toyota Prius C (#402)

Note: Any bookings at these specific locations during the Seat Sale period will automatically have the discount applied.

image dsc

Design Your Modo Ad!

How many Modo ads have you seen on your daily commute?


It's time to let the creativity flow and design a Modo ad of your own! We'll feature your creations on our blog, our team will choose one member's design to be our official 2015 Holiday Card and to also win a $50 driving credit!

On the Blog

>> BOARD OF DIRECTORS  Nominations are open for our 2016 Board of Directors! The deadline is December 13 and there's a workshop for prospective directors on November 23. Read more


>> CULTURE CRAWL Six Crawl artists, who are also Modo members, introduce themselves in our Artist Spotlight series!


>> GET YOUR SHARE  We've partnered with Central 1 Credit Union to offer Modo members up to a $250 value promotion for joining a credit union. Like birds of a feather, co-operatives stick together!


>> LOVE FOR LOCAL The second annual #BuyItFwd campaign runs from November 1 to December 31 and supports social enterprises and businesses with social impact. 


>> MOMENTUM MAG  Our friends at Momentum Mag are offering Modo members a free 1 year subscription! Choose between a a Plus Subscription (Digital only) and a Premium Subcription (Print and Digital)!


>> LET'S GO  Watch Ken Tsui master his first hike ever and meet his support team, Ryan and Zach from the Juice Truck, and Keighty from the Tight Club! Let's go!


>> GROW MODO  Refer a friend from now until November 21 and you both receive a $25 driving credit from Modo. Plus, earn one entry in our $1,000 grand prize for each referral you earn!

image dsc

Community Calendar

November 19–22 — 19th annual Eastside Culture Crawl, Vancouver

Modo is proud to be a continuing sponsor of the Eastside Culture Crawl, celebrating local visual arts, design and crafts! Schedule


November 23 — Prospective Directors Workshop, Vancouver — FREE

Modo will hold a workshop for Member-Owners interested in running for our 2016 Board of Directors. Read more on our website.


November 30 - December 6 — BC Buy Local Week, Vancouver

The annual LOCO campaign supports local businesses and celebrates their impact on the local economy and community. Follow #BCBuyLocal on social media!


March 20 — Modo Spring Run-Off 8k, Vancouver

Early Bird registration is now open for the Modo 8k! Use the promo code MODOMEMBER and get a 10% discount on the 8k and all other Canada Running Series events! 

You’ve received this newsletter because you’re a friend of Modo. Want to send feedback about our newsletter? Email us.

Unsubscribe here.

200 - 470 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 1V5 604-685-1393
Copyright © Modo