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 Electric Carrier Begin Delivering Meals to United Medical Center in DC

FLARE Partnered with MRP Realty and Allen Chapel Food Pantry’s Victory Meals Program to Feed Hospital Staff on Front Lines of COVID-19 Response ARLINGTON, VA (June 26, 2020) – FLARE, an electric micro mobility carrier service, has partnered with MRP Realty and Allen Chapel Food Pantry’s Victory Meals, to deliver meals from local DC restaurants to staff at […]

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 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 […]

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, […]

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 […]