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Arlington’s Via Rideshare Program Records 24,000 Rides in First 6 Months

When Ben Aghapour’s car was ready to be picked up from the repair shop earlier this week, he didn’t want to bother his friends by asking them for a ride all the way to Dallas from the University of Texas at Arlington. Instead, Aghapour picked up his phone and within…

Arlington’s Via On-Demand Rideshare Service Area Continues to Grow

Arlington: the American Dream City, is in partnership with Via, is excited to be among the first cities in the nation to offer on-demand ridesharing as an innovative public transportation solution. Via rideshare, which launched in December 2017, is designed to provide affordable transportation to key areas of Arlington, allowing riders…

Via On-Demand Rideshare Among Three Arlington Projects Up for Smart Cities Award

The City of Arlington has been selected as a finalist in three categories for the IDC Government Insights 2018 Smart Cities North America Awards. Arlington residents can help The American Dream City receive recognition for these innovative initiatives by voting in an online poll that is open from now through Thursday,…

CBS This Morning Profiles Arlington’s Innovative On-Demand Via Rideshare

The City of Arlington’s innovative on-demand rideshare pilot program with Via is in the national spotlight this week. CBS This Morning reporter Kris Van Cleave visited The American Dream City recently to learn more about the City’s new public transportation solution. Via rideshare is designed to provide affordable transportation to key…

$10 ViaPass Now Buys a Whole Week of Via On-Demand Rides

Via is rolling out an entirely new way to pay for rides in The American Dream City. With a weekly ViaPass, customers using the on-demand rideshare service in Arlington can book rides for an entire week for one super low flat-rate fee. The first 200 customers can purchase a ViaPass for…

Arlington’s Via Rideshare Rolls Out Longer Hours, Larger Service Area

The City of Arlington’s new Via on-demand rideshare service is now available earlier in the day and in even more areas of The American Dream City. The expanded rideshare service area now extends north of Interstate 30 to Lamar Boulevard and south to Arkansas Lane in east Arlington. The service area…

Via, City of Arlington Launch Innovative, On-Demand Rideshare Pilot Program

The City of Arlington, in partnership with Via, is proud to be among the first cities in the nation to offer on-demand ridesharing as a public transportation solution. The Via rideshare program, which officially launched December 11, 2017, in Arlington, provides affordable transportation to key areas of the city, allowing riders…

City Council Approves Rideshare Pilot Program to Provide Transportation Alternative

Arlington will launch a new, innovative transportation pilot project this December to help residents, workers, students and visitors get around the city by booking a shared ride for a flat-rate fee. On Tuesday, the Arlington City Council approved a contract with Via to develop and operate an on-demand rideshare program that…