New electric car ride-share program aims to connect rural communities in Fresno County (Calif.)

  • Date: 10/18/2022

A new environmentally friendly ride-sharing program is looking to put a fresh spin on an old idea for thousands of people in Fresno County. Earlier this month, the Fresno County Rural Transit Agency launched a new electric vehicle ride-sharing program that aims to beef up transportation options in and around Fresno’s rural, unincorporated communities. Electric vehicle ride-sharing services aren’t a new idea in the central San Joaquin Valley. But Moses Stites, general manager of the Fresno County Rural Transit Agency, said the initiative builds on previous attempts to improve transportation in the county’s rural areas by hiring drivers and subsidizing riders’ fares.


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