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January 2017 — Lower Mainland Edition

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Meet your Board of Directors candidates

Three Lower Mainland director positions are up for election during this year's Annual General Meeting, each with three-year terms. Voting will take place online with polls opening on January 11, and closing at 4pm on January 25, 2017.


This year's candidates are:

  • Christina Beck
  • Arpal Dosanjh
  • Eric Finkel
  • William Azaroff
  • Joel DeYoung
  • Darius Maze

Click here to view their candidate statements and videos. 




All shareholding Modo members in good standing by December 10, 2016 are eligible to vote. Voting starts on January 11, 2017—eligible members will be notified by email.


Come to our Annual General Meeting!


We'll be holding our AGM in both Vancouver and Victoria on January 25, 2017. All members are welcome. Celebrate 20 years of your local carsharing co-op and cheers to many more! RSVP

In this issue

Modo Moves

Tips From Our Pros: Book a Modo close to transit!

On the Road: Exclusive Modo Member Parking!

Quick Poll

Seat Sale

On the Blog

Community Calendar

Featured articles

Modo Moves

Lower Mainland

UBC — East Campus

THIRD CAR at Vista Point: A 2017 red Kia Soul (#843) joins the Fiat 500 and Ram Promaster across from 5828 Thunderbird Boulevard.

UBC — Wesbrook Place
NEW LOCATION at Magnolia House:  A 2017 white Toyota RAV4 Hybrid (#863) now lives in a designated stall next to 3565 Wesbrook Mall (Magnolia House), between Ross Drive and Gray Avenue.


Vancouver — Downtown Eastside

NEW LOCATION at InGastown: A 2016 white Honda Fit (#855) and a 2016 blue Toyota RAV4 Hybrid (#822) now live behind 150 East Cordova Street, just west of Main Street, in the lane between Hastings & Cordova.


Vancouver — Fairview

UPGRADE at Avalon: A 2016 grey Honda Fit (#853) has replaced the 2011 Mazda 2.


UPGRADE at W 10th & Hemlock: A 2016 red Honda Fit (#856) has replaced the 2012 Mazda 2.


Vancouver — Grandview-Woodland

UPGRADE at Napier: A 2016 white Honda Fit (#849) has replaced the 2011 Mazda 2.


Greater Victoria

Victoria — Vic West

NEW LOCATION at Vic West Community Centre: There's now a 2017 grey Toyota RAV4 Hybrid (#861) in the parking lot just south of Vic West Community Centre, between the tennis courts and Chicken on the Run, at Craigflower Road & Raynor Avenue. Thanks to member, Elizabeth for helping transport our new vehicle from the Mainland!

Tips From Our Pros: Book a Modo close to transit!

Recently, a member asked about Modo cars that are close to SkyTrain stations. We've made finding a Modo close to transit easy when you search using our SkyTrain categories!


Read how to book a Modo close to transit

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On the Road: Exclusive Modo Member Parking!

New locations and parking spots are often secured by our team members on the road. In addition to exclusive parking at Mt. Seymour, we've added more parking at IKEA Richmond, and want to make sure you know about your parking perks before you hit the road.


Learn about Modo's exclusive parking stalls

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Quick Poll

Did you know you  can earn $25 free driving every time you refer a new Modo member? Take our Quick Poll to learn more.

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Seat Sale

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


Starting January 6th and ending January 26th, bookings in these cars are 10% off! 


Vancouver, West End  The Lauren 

  • A 2014 silver Nissan Rogue (#569)
  • A 2013 brown Fiat 500c (#568)
  • A 2014 red Toyota Prius C (#567)

Vancouver, Kitsilano — W 8th & Stephens

  • A 2015 blue Nissan Versa Note (#581)

North Vancouver — Lonsdale Quay

  • A 2012 blue Dodge Journey (#504)


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

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On the Blog

>> MODO TO TOFINO  Member Chris shared his kind feedback with us—and a great snap from Tofino!


>> WINTER TIRES  Modo's Director of Fleet Operations has some advice on booking the right, winterized Modo for your trip to the mountains!


>> POP OVER  Going skiing in Whistler or the Okanagan? Share your empty seats with other Pop members and save money.


>> LOCAL CHOICE  Ambassador Heidi Kuhn shared some favourite local shopping tips and her own market fun with Modo, during her Instagram Takeover in December.


>> KEEP IT TIDY  Our Fleet Team cleans our vehicles regularly but they appreciate a helping hand—and you can clean up on some free drive time.


>> EVERGREEN  We have 15 locations close to the Evergreen Extension route—find them listed here.


>>MULTI-MODAL  Streetfilms put together this video on Vancouver's multi-modal transportation story.


>> STAY THE NIGHT  We've lowered our overnight rates until March 31st so it's easier for you to get your after-work errands done.

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Community Calendar

Until January 22  Lights at Lafarge in Coquitlam

Walk around Lafarge Lake and enjoy the outdoor display of 100,000 lights, plus free activities including workshops, scavenger hunts, hot chocolate nights and more.


January 25th — Modo 20th Annual General Meeting
Modo turns 20 and we will celebrate with our members and business members in Vancouver and Victoria. Please consider travelling to our event by transit, foot, bike and/or carshare. RSVP


Until February 14th — Robson Square Ice Rink

Bring your own skates and skate for free! Rentals are also available ($4, helmets included, cash only). More about the opening hours and rates

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