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 Assitance 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 delivery […]

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 […]

Electric cars in Arlington

It is a bold concept, of using Polaris GEM model electric cars, which do not generate carbon emissions, to travel short distances, which do not merit using a bus or taxi. At the moment the company aspires to initially cover neighborhood routes in North Arlington, and then expand to other areas of the county. It […]

A new, electric mode of public transportation in Arlington

Founders of FLARE Technology and Services Andres Delgado (left) and Chris Yeazel (right). FLARE Technology and Services aims to make less populated areas of the county more desirable by offering an alternative mode of transportation to its residents. Officially recognized by the county on Nov. 12, the shuttle—created by FLARE Technology and Services—is providing locals and […]

Andres Delgado – Building a transportation system

Andres Delgado Andres Delgado is FLARE’s founder and CEO. He previously founded Forza Designs, which made manufactured accessories for home entertainment systems. Delgado sold Forza in early 2019 after building a strategic partnership with Microsoft. He also has nearly a decade in real estate sales. He holds a BA from Towson University and a MA […]

Electric Vehicle Shuttle Service For Columbia Pike Residents

Electric shuttle company FLARE Technology and Services is in the process of securing contracts with several apartment buildings in south Arlington. Once finalized, residents in those buildings will be able to use the free service — offered as an amenity — to shuttle anywhere they might not have immediate access to, such as a Metro station or […]

Electric shuttle service coming to Columbia Pike

The white vehicles, with three doors on either side, will hopefully solve some connectivity problems throughout the county, getting people to popular spots like restaurants, shopping, and the Metro. An electric shuttle company is in the process of working with several apartment buildings and businesses in South Arlington to provide an eco-friendly form of transportation […]

Flare Rides in Sustainable Scoop

Dream of stress free communing in your urban neighborhood? Meet Chris Yeasel, Chief Operations Officer for a new shuttle passenger service in the DC Metro region called Flare Rides, interviewed by Miriam Gennari. Flare’s focus is on safety, efficiency and sustainability. Could this be a service coming to your neighborhood sometime soon? Arlington Independent Media, […]