Chariot is solving your commute, one neighborhood at a time.

In a crowded field of transit options, Chariot's sole focus is on a fast and reliable commuting experience.

Chariot is a Y Combinator-backed startup using crowdsourced routes to design better transit routes, fulfilled by a service that has proven to be 97% on time in its first year.
Parent Company
Ford Motor Company
San Francisco, US
Chariot was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Chariot

Ali Vahabzadeh

Ali Vahabzadeh

Co-Founder / CEO

Chariot Office Locations

Chariot has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
300 Beale Street Unit A
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Chariot Financials and Metrics

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In total, Chariot had raised $3 m. Chariot is a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company

Chariot Operating Metrics

Aug, 2017

Daily Rides

4 k
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Chariot Online and Social Media Presence

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Chariot News and Updates

Goodbye to the Ford Taurus, the Chariot of my Childhood

An eulogy to the car I grew up in.

Chariot will start providing transportation data to SF

Chariot, the commuter shuttle provider owned by Ford, has received a private transit program permit to operate more safely and ideally have less of an impact on public transit in San Francisco. As part of the program, Chariot cannot make stops in crosswalks, traffic lanes and Muni stops. Instead, Ch…

Ford to set up German bank in second half of 2018 as it gears up for Brexit

Ford confirmed today that it plans to set up a bank in Germany in the second half of this year as it looks to firm up its post-Brexit planning. Ford Credit Europe, a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of Ford which provides financial services to dealers, retail and business customers, has been draw…

Ford realigns mobility group; acquiring autonomic, transloc to accelerate growth

As 2018 begins, Ford Motor Company’s mobility organization is making the move to accelerate delivery of mobility products and services to customers and deliver shareholder value. As outlined at the 2018 CES show in Las Vegas, Ford’s mobility strategy is to deliver a broad suite of products and servi…

Ford: How Chariot, in concert with Chase and Smart Columbus, is working to reduce congestion in central Ohio

No two cities are exactly the same. That holds true whether you’re discussing the local food scene or homegrown musical talent, and it’s equally true when it comes to transportation. Traffic jams and long commuting times may be challenges cities everywhere face, but that doesn’t mean they can be dea…
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