FREEBEE PROGRAM EXTENDED ON UPPER MATECUMBE KEY WHILE RESEARCHING EXPANDING THE SERVICE VILLAGE-WIDE

Freebee Electric Vehicle Ridesharing Service Will Continue on Upper Matecumbe Key

Freebee to report on expanding the service at the June 27th Council Meeting

FREEBEE Electric Vehicle Ridesharing Service has been running on Upper Matecumbe Key since last November. The Village Council agreed to extend the program for two months while Freebee looks into the most cost-effective way to expand the service to all areas of the Village with vans that can cross bridges. The current door-to-door service is available Thursday through Sunday:

 Thursdays and Fridays from 4pm to midnight,
Saturdays from 12pm to midnight and
Sundays from 11am to 8pm

Residents that have not yet tried the free service can download the Ride Freebee app from the App Store or from Google play. If you don't have a smart phone, you may call 305-984-5057 to request a ride.

Everyone is encouraged to try the service. Just request a ride and jump on board the electric vehicle to visit your favorite "downtown Islamorada" destinations. Freebee will pick up customers right at their home, hotel or business within the service area. It’s not only a fun alternative transportation option – it reduces traffic congestion, addresses drinking and driving and reduces the Village’s carbon footprint. During the first six months of the trial period, 6.24 tons of CO2 emissions were prevented from being released into the atmosphere.

Local business interested in advertising on a Freebee vehicle or on the Freebee app can contact Freebee Community Manager John Janusz at john@ridefreebee.com . Find out more at https://ridefreebee.com.
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