Chariot is Suspended in San Francisco, and the Transportation Biz is Still Hard

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By: Aarian Marshall 10.21.17

Chariot, the Ford-owned van commuter service that crowdsources its routes from passengers, is the subject of some controversy in San Francisco, the city where it was born. For its 3,000 to 4,000 daily riders, Chariot is a valuable, non-personal-car form of mass transit, a cost-effective-ish alternative to the city’s sometimes sluggish and limited public transportation system (a rush hour ride is $5, compared to Muni’s $2.50). For others, the service’s vans are a straight-up nuisance: loudly idling near their homes, belching exhaust, double parking on already crowded streets, and hanging out stops meant for city buses.

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News Date: 
Oct 21
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https://www.wired.com/story/chariot-suspended-transportation-hard/

 

 

 

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