Ford Mobility's Chariot Rolls into Downtown Ferndale

August 23, 2018

Editor's Note: Ford Mobility's app-based shuttle service Chariot will be going out of business effective Feb. 28, 2019. Because of this, the City has ended services as of Saturday, January 12.

—is coming to Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge. That means visitors and
patrons of downtown Ferndale will soon have an easy new way to get around. . .
no vehicles required. 

 A collaboration between the Downtown Development Authority and the
Cities of Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge, the service will be rolling into
Ferndale soon—launching Sept. 20 with a fixed route through downtown Nine Mile
Rd., Livernois Ave., Allen Rd., and Woodward Ave., through to Pleasant
Ridge. (Residents and riders will receive a special-route sneak-peek of the
service over Arts Beats & Eats weekend.)

There will be two
upcoming open-house marketing events: 

• Tonight--Thurs., Aug. 23—5-8 p.m.—Axle Brewing

• Sat., Aug. 25—6-8 p.m.—Rosie O’Grady’s

Chariot will be on hand, along with City and DDA staff, to
introduce the service, answer questions, and provide information. Meet the
Chariot team and learn about how the shuttle service will help with downtown
access businesses and temporary parking solutions during The dot parking development