by Future Transport-News
11 Feb 2022
Arlington Via Rideshare Celebrates 1 Million Trips with Free Rides on Valentine’s Day
It’s a deal that’s sweeter than a heart-shaped box of chocolates! To celebrate 1 million trips on Arlington’s Via Rideshare public transportation service, all rides will be free this Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 2022.
Since 2017, Arlington’s on-demand, rideshare public transportation service has helped residents, students and visitors reach neighborhoods, shopping centers, offices, restaurants, medical facilities and other key destinations across The American Dream City. The service also helps riders get to and from the CentrePort TRE Station, where they can connect to Dallas, Fort Worth and beyond.Now in its fifth year, the service continues to provide an equitable and flexible on-demand transit offering that is free from fixed routes and schedules. Via’s platform routes passengers in real time to convenient pickup and drop off locations within just a couple blocks, enabling multiple passengers headed in the same direction to efficiently share a single vehicle.
Via Rideshare is available Monday through Saturday for those who need transportation out of convenience or necessity.
Here’s what some of customers had to say recently about why they choose Via:
Riders can book a shared ride six days a week using a smartphone application or a dial-in phone number, 817-784-7382. The service operates from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturdays.
Fares are based on trip distance, with a minimum of $3 per trip for rides up to 1.5 miles in length and a maximum of $5 per ride for trips over 6 miles in length. Via Pass, a weekly pass that allows riders to take up to four trips per day, costs $25. Click here to visit the Arlington Via Rideshare webpage for more details.
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