The Nickel Ride Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary with Official Fort Myers Ribbon Cutting

August 30, 2018

Press Release

The Nickel Ride, an innovative and eco-friendly transportation service that connects your community with local businesses, today announced its scheduled event, the Fort Myers Ribbon Cutting & The Nickel Ride’s 1-Year Anniversary Party, to gather with the local community and city officials as the company celebrates the enormous success of its first year in operation.

Downtown Fort Myers, FL, the city where it all started for The Nickel Ride, will be the center of attention on Tuesday, September 4. A year has passed and The Nickel Ride has taken off. In just under a year, The Nickel Ride has expanded to four cities in Southwest Florida, with several more planned for the remainder of 2018. However, it was the trust and innovative mindset of Downtown Fort Myers that was the launchpad of The Nickel Ride’s success. After the first month of operating, it was clear that The Nickel Ride’s innovative rideshare service was a must-have amenity in any high-density growth area. The city of Fort Myers has significantly benefited from the free service and there are plans for several more innovative services in the future.

I always knew The Nickel Ride was going to be a success, I just never imaged it would grow this quickly and be this vital to the communities we currently serve,” said Judah Longgrear, CEO, and Founder of The Nickel Ride. “I’m honored and humbled by the success The Nickel Ride has accomplished this year and the best part is that we’re just getting started! I hope other cities in Florida and throughout the country recognize the unlimited potential our services can bring to their location. The Nickel Ride looks forward to enhancing the well-being of our upcoming communities as well as the future communities that will partner with us.”

There will be an official ribbon cutting ceremony with the city of Fort Myers to welcome in a new era for The Nickel Ride as it continues to enhance its services in the growing downtown area. The company is also excited to announce that it will be moving its headquarters to a new location in Downtown Fort Myers. There will be a tour of the new office followed by a champagne toast before heading over to the reception party at Millennial Brewing Co.

Event details for Fort Myers Ribbon Cutting & The Nickel Ride’s 1-Year Anniversary Party are as follows:

When: Tuesday, September 4, from 4 PM to 6:30 PM
Where: 2401 1st St, Fort Myers, FL 33901. Reception Party will be held at the Millennial Brewing Co.

If you’re interested in attending, you can simply show up at the time of the event or RSVP to The Nickel Ride’s official Facebook event here.

We hope to see you all there!

About The Nickel Ride
Launched in 2017, The Nickel Ride was founded by a team dedicated to developing an eco-friendly transportation service to support local communities while also helping local businesses. The management team brings over 20 years of combined experience and success from the technology, marketing, advertising, and communication industries. In less than a year’s time, The Nickel Ride has become a leader in urban mobility. Today, The Nickel Ride is quickly becoming a must-have attraction in communities that recognize the benefit this innovative transportation service brings to its community members and visiting tourists. The Nickel Ride’s mission is to be the leading provider in offering free community-based ridesharing services throughout the nation. The Nickel Ride hopes to inspire people to refrain from using automobiles and other forms of carbon-emitting transportation to travel within their local communities. By leveraging The Nickel Ride, people can do their part to help reduce their carbon footprint, reduce traffic congestion in high-density downtown areas, and support local commerce.

Media & PR Contact
Shawn O’Brien
Chief Marketing Officer
The Nickel Ride
shawn@thenickelride.com

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