Chariot

Chariot Shuttle

The Potential of Shuttles Now That Chariot Is No More

Although Ford has stopped its commuter shuttle service, on-demand shuttles have a place in the transportation landscape of the future.

February 22, 2019 - Smart Cities Dive

On Demand Shuttle Operator to Cease Operations in Nine Cities

San Francisco-based shuttle operator Chariot, acquired by Ford Motor Company in 2016, will end its operations by March in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Seattle, Austin, New York, Columbus, Detroit, Denver, and London.

January 12, 2019 - San Francisco Examiner

Chariot Gets a New Deal with San Francisco, Data Sharing Included

Ford-owned shuttle provider, Chariot, will be back on the streets in San Francisco after an October shutdown.

April 27, 2018 - TechCrunch

Chariot Commuter Shuttle in San Francisco Expands 50 Percent After Ford Acquisition

Chariot shuttle service, recently acquired by Ford Motor Company, may soon be a more formidable competitor for San Francisco's public transit provider, Muni, due to an expansion to 150 vans. Expect new routes, five-minute headways, and $4 rides.

December 6, 2016 - San Francisco Chronicle

Bay Area Bike Share Renamed for New Sponsor: An Auto Company

The new, Detroit-based sponsor will help pay for a ten-fold expansion of the Bay Area's regional bike share program coming this spring and a new Palo Alto program. Low income residents will be offered discounted rates to join Bay Area Bike Share.

October 21, 2016 - Metropolitan Transportation Commission

San Francisco's Luxury Bus Service Shut Down

Leap, one of three luxury commute services competing with public transit in San Francisco's Marina District, has run afoul with the state regulatory system and was forced to shut down until it obtains an operating license.

May 21, 2015 - San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco MUNI's New Competition (in the Marina District, at Least)

Live in the Marina District and work downtown or SoMA? You now have more transit choices thanks to two new startups, Chariot and Leap. Think of the two private shuttle services as Google buses for the public, except they are not quite so large.

March 28, 2015 - Ars Technica

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