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

Summary Metrics

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 News and Updates

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…

Chariot expands to Columbus, Ohio with JPMorgan Chase commuter shuttle

 Ford’s Chariot shared commuter shuttle service is expanding to its latest new market: Columbus, Ohio. The Columbus launch is in partnership with JPMorgan Chase, and initial service in the area will be specifically a shuttle for the company’s 400 Corporate Center employees located within the city. R…

Chariot resumes shuttle service in SF today

 Chariot, the commuter shuttle service that had to halt rides in San Francisco last week, is resuming operations this afternoon. Last week, the California Public Utilities Commission suspended Chariot’s operating permit after the service didn’t pass three consecutive California Highway Patrol inspec…

San Francisco Suspends Chariot Service in Inspection Paperwork Debacle

The Golden State yanks the van commuting service’s license after it fails three inspections.
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