Snapshot: The Nickel Ride

August 31, 2018

Press Release

Based in Ft. Myers FL, The Nickel Ride’s eco-friendly electric vehicles provide free public transport in busy downtowns supporting tourism and enhancing resident’s work/play lifestyles. Launched and based in Ft. Myers July 2017, The Nickel Ride expanded to Cape Coral (Dec. 2017), Punta Gorda (June 2018) and downtown St. Petersburg (Aug. 2018).

CEO/Founder Judah Longgrear’s eco-conscious transportation vision helps cities provide sustainable solutions to getting around town to meetings and events for locals and visitors. Contact:

To catch a ride, Riders connect with The Nickel Ride via their mobile app to schedule a FREE ride, call 855 WE R FREE, or hail a Nickel Ride on the streets. Riders can tip their driver and discover local restaurants, services, and attractions throughout the downtown areas they serve. As a safe and reliable free transportation service, The Nickel Ride helps grow the local economy and decrease the carbon footprint of typical public transportation.

This mobile marketing transportation showcases advertisers on the outside and inside of the vehicles, including interactive ads playing during the ride on The Nickel Ride TV. Contact: Matt Scanio, Chief Sales Officer –

The Nickel Ride plans to expand to additional Florida markets in 2018 and beyond Florida in 2019. The Nickel Ride’s experienced team brings years of proven business success in technology, marketing, government relations, and communications.

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