Yes, Electric Cars are cleaner, even when the power comes from coal

One argument against electric vehicles (EVs) made by those that wish to cling to the certainties of the internal combustion engine is that we need to decarbonise the power system first otherwise cars are no cleaner than if they use gasoline. Many observers question whether electric cars really are ‘greener’ once emissions from production and […]

Flare Ride Angels in Sustainable Scoop

In these days filled with COVID-19, and many people not working and not been able to get food on the table, Crystal City and Aurora Highlands organized a Food Drive for AFAC, and recollected more than 800 pounds of food.  Who is connecting the neighbors with AFAC? FLARE Rides, connecting neighborhoods. Miriam Gennari interviews Luis […]

AFAC Food Drive

The Crystal City BID has partnered with the Crystal City Civic Association, Flare and our residential properties to host a food drive for the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC).  Canned and dry good donations can be dropped off at any of the properties listed below. Flare will pick up the donations each week and deliver […]

FLARE Electric Shuttles delivered over 800 Lbs of food for Arlington Food Assistance Center

Starting today, more food collection locations added in 10 Crystal City apartment buildings ARLINGTON, VA (March 31, 2020) – FLARE, an amenity electric shuttle service, along with the Aurora Highlands Civic Association, collected and delivered over 800 lbs. of food donations from the Crystal City area for the Arlington Food Assistance Center on Saturday, March […]

Electric Shuttle to Pick Up Food Donations in Crystal City Area

Arlington residents in and around Crystal City will be able to make food donations at three drop-off points Saturday morning. FLARE, a new electric shuttle service, will be picking up donations for the Arlington Food Assistance Center. “During this challenging time, we are eager to use FLARE electric shuttles to benefit our neighbors and the Arlington Food […]

FLARE Electric Shuttles to Deliver Food Donations for Arlington Food Assistance Center on March 21

ARLINGTON, VA (March 20, 2020) – FLARE, an amenity electric shuttle service, is partnering with the Arlington Food Assistance Center to pick up food donations from three designed donation locations in Arlington on Saturday, March 21.  “During this challenging time, we are eager to use FLARE electric shuttles to benefit our neighbors and the Arlington Food […]

FLARE Electric Shuttle Service to Provide Rides to Southwest D.C. Surge Attendees

Arena Stage ARLINGTON, VA (March 5, 2020) – FLARE, an amenity electric shuttle service, will provide free rides to attendees going to the Southwest D.C. Surge being held on March 11, 2020. “We look forward to showcasing our sustainable electric shuttles at Southwest D.C. Surge. People need ways to get around town in ways that aren’t always serviced […]

Free rides in DC offered by FLARE electric shuttle service

Enjoy a priceless ride across the DC Waterfront during two weekends this month. WASHINGTON DC — For two weekends, residents of D.C. and Northern Virginia can travel to and from both the Navy Yard and the Wharf for free. FLARE Rides is offering free weekend rides from Feb. 15- 23.  The shuttle service company created […]

Free Electric Shuttle Service To Launch This Weekend, Wharf – Navy Yard

A local company called FLARE, which has partnered with Wharf Life DC, will be providing free shuttle rides over the next two weekends between The Wharf and Navy Yard.  FLARE will operate its two shuttles Saturday and Sunday, February 15th between 11am-2pm and 5-8pm; February 16th between 11am-2pm; February 22nd between 11am-2pm and 5-8pm; and […]

Local Flare Electric Transport Vehicles Giving a Jolt to Mobility Options

FLARE in front of Gadsby’s Tavern on Royal Street. (Photo: Mary Wadland) Alexandria, VA – If you saw a futuristic little electric microbus with three doors on each side circling Old Town recently, you spotted FLARE! The company has not added any Old Town routes yet, but came over to give Zebra a test ride. Sleek, quiet, […]