Esteban Yepez was planning a late summer road trip when he found himself frustrated by the number of people he would have to interact with in order to get away.
Yepez doesn’t own a car, and during the pandemic he’s become far more hesitant about renting one. The idea of hopping on a train or calling a ride-hailing service to get to Logan airport, and then waiting in line at the rental desk just seemed risky, he thought, with too many ways of being exposed to COVID-19.
“We’re already doing our best to stay away from people,” he said of himself and his husband, who were planning a trip to Lincoln, N.H.
So when he stumbled across a