Electric shuttle transported 3,700 lbs of donations to AFAC

For the last 10 weeks, FLARE shuttled food donations from condominiums and apartments to the Arlington Food Assistance Center. ARLINGTON, Va. (WDVM) — In April, WDVM caught a ride in one of FLARE’s electric shuttles. The business was founded to transport people along Columbia Pike in South Arlington, but COVID-19 had other plans.  For the last 10 […]

FLARE interview in Arlington Airwaves

On this episode, Karson Konkle is joined by the Founder and CEO of Flare, Andres Delgado. FLARE is a transportation company that builds safe, sustainable, and accessible transportation systems. They currently operate fixed-route, electric vehicles connecting neighborhoods in the Arlington and Washington DC metropolitan area. During the conversation they discuss about Andres’ previous business ventures […]

FLARE electric shuttles deliver donations to food assistance center

FLARE has partnered with 10 apartments and condos in the Crystal City Civic Association to collect donations. ARLINGTON, Va. (WDVM) — An electric shuttle business called FLARE isn’t picking up customers at the moment. Instead of storing its vehicles in the garage until the pandemic is over, FLARE is picking up donations. “I think what […]

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 […]

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 […]