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What is EcoCab?
EcoCab is an innovative vehicle and environmentally focused program that provides free transportation to consumers in the areas that they live, work and play.  Our unique free shuttle service is funded by our brand, event and venue partners, who utilize our EcoCab fleets to advertise to consumers and interact with passengers while on route.


Can you describe the vehicle?
An EcoCab is a 3-wheeled pedal-powered taxi that combines a futuristic outer body used to protect passengers with a revolutionary battery assistance system, which offers passengers a truly fun and friendly transportation experience. 


What can I expect when I take an EcoCab?
Besides taking you to your destination absolutely free of charge, each EcoCab in our fleet is funded by a participating brand.  So when you board our bike you may get to enjoy a free product sample or learn little more about that company.


When are EcoCabs in operation?
EcoCabs are in operation between six months to full year round depending on the cities climate and weather conditions.


Where is EcoCab available?
EcoCab is generally available in the downtown core or any other high traffic area such as street festivals, special events or entertainment attractions.


How far can I ride an EcoCab?
Our rides are generally limited to short distances as we want to have our free service available to as many people as possible.


Who funds the EcoCab program?
Our unique free shuttle service is funded by our brand, event and venue partners, who utilize our EcoCab fleets to advertise to consumers and interact with passengers while on route.


Does EcoCab give to charity?
Yes. EcoCab donates a portion of all driver gratuities to various environmental charities as means of giving back to the community. While there is no requirement for consumers to provide a gratuity to their EcoCab driver, many do in appreciation for the valued service they receive.


Does EcoCab offer city tours?
Yes, starting in the spring of 2011 various North American cities will begin offering EcoCab Tours in addition to our free shuttle services.  It’s a great eco friendly way to see a city based on your own interests and a wonderful fuel-free alternative to diesel burning tour buses.


Who can participate with EcoCab?
Our turnkey program allows brands, agencies, events and venues the ability to utilize our eco friendly vehicles and program while consumers get to enjoy a no-cost commute to the events that make up their everyday lives.


How can my brand get involved?
As a Brand Partner, you could utilize your EcoCab fleet to promote a new campaign, distribute product samples or activate an existing sponsorship.  By providing consumers with a complimentary and fuel free transportation alternative, you can establish yourself as an environmentally responsible brand committed to community minded thinking.


How can my event benefit from EcoCab?
As a valued Event Partner, you can incorporate our EcoCab vehicles into your own existing sponsorship packages and advertising opportunities.  Our vehicles and program are a great way to generate new client relationships as well.  Our turnkey event program provides valuable exposure to your own brand partners while offering a unique and memorable free shuttle service to your attendees.


How can my agency participate?
As a valued Agency Partner, your team would be able to represent EcoCab to both new and existing clients.  We would conduct a special orientation session for your agency, so your team could learn everything about our innovative program and vehicles.


How can my venue benefit from EcoCab?
As a valued Venue Partner, you can incorporate our EcoCab vehicles into your own existing sponsorship packages and advertising opportunities.  Our vehicles and program are a great way to generate new client relationships as well.  Our turnkey venue program provides valuable exposure to your own brand partners while offering a unique and memorable free shuttle service to your attendees.


Do all cities support EcoCab?
EcoCab relies on the support of local government to allow our program, partners and vehicles the ability to operate on city roadways. Each city however is different and enforces its own bylaws, policies and procedures.  Interested parties are encouraged to contact their