rideshare

Rideshare Startup Alto To Open New ‘Community-Centric’ HQ in Dallas Design District

by | Jun 27, 2022
The ridesharing startup is moving into bigger digs in Quadrant Investment Properties' Manufacturing District development in the Dallas Design District.

The relocation follows Alto's $45M Series B round last June and a recent expansion to Silicon Valley. Alto's new 16,000-square-foot HQ offers "community-centric" amenities like Lounge 141, a shared rooftop lounge with panoramic views of downtown Dallas. 
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Dallas-Based Alto is Going 100% Electric as It Expands to Washington D.C. and Silicon Valley
by | Jan 4, 2022
Six months after a $45 million Series B raise, Alto will be a coast-to-coast company by end of this month. It now aims to transform its fleet of owned rideshare vehicles to 100% electric by the end of 2023, with a network of EV Ops Centers keeping them charged, maintained, and ready. The first center is being built now near its Dallas HQ.
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Dallas Rideshare Alto Closes $45M Series B, Bringing Total Funding to $60M
by | Jun 28, 2021
When Alto initially joined the ride-hailing industry in 2018, it wanted to take a different approach by hiring its drivers as W-2 employees and operating its own branded, luxury vehicles. With the new capital, the local startup plans to continue innovating by transitioning to a 100 percent electric fleet by the end of 2023.
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Meet the Young Dallasite Who Wants to Fulfill the ‘Long Forgotten Promise of Intercity Travel’
by | May 17, 2021
22-year-old Dallas native Kush Singh launched Hitch at UT Austin to provide an affordable rideshare in the 50-350 mile range. Now, Hitch looks to expand beyond Texas and become a national household name post-pandemic.
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Headed to Houston: Local Rideshare Alto Makes Its First Expansion Outside of Dallas-Fort Worth

by | Sep 21, 2020
In 2018, Alto's founder and CEO told us he had plans to reach a national presence by 2020. Houston residents can currently book pre-scheduled rides through Alto, with on-demand rides launching Oct. 1. And California could be next.
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Dallas Chocolate Festival Goes Virtual, Partners With Alto to Deliver Chocolate To Your Door
by | Aug 4, 2020
From Sept. 12-13, DallasChocolate.org is showcasing virtual classes, hosting chocolate exhibitors, and hand-delivering boxes of artisanal chocolate samples to your door through Alto.
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Alto Pick Rideshare
One North Texas Rideshare Company Launching, Another Expands Coverage Area
by | Jun 19, 2019
Alto is adding more North Texas cities to its app, while Pick says it will launch later this year in the DFW area.
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Toyota
Toyota, Carma Team Up to Tackle Traffic Congestion with Shared Commute and Carsharing Pilot
by | Nov 14, 2018
The results are in. Toyota put some 2,000 of its employees on the road for a yearlong pilot program. "The world’s first shared-commute and private-carsharing service" pilot included a fleet of 34 hybrid Toyota cars and recorded more than 200,000 shared miles using Carma's verification tech.
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Women’s Safety-Based Rideshare App Safr Driving into DFW This Fall

by | Aug 31, 2018
Safr is intended to support women in multiple ways—financially, charitably, professionally, and of course, safely.
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Cargo Handoff
Cargo Launches in Dallas With Complimentary Breakfasts for Rideshare Passengers
by | May 16, 2018
Cargo is a scalable platform that allows passengers inside Uber and other rideshare cars to sample and buy products.
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Rideshare
Rideshare Apps Drive Millions into Dallas Economy
by | Dec 14, 2016
Because of rideshare services, people stay out later, save time and explore new places, a Lyft survey shows.
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