WHAT IS THE BLUE RIDGE RUNNER?
The Blue Ridge Runner uses a fleet of electric shuttles to give eco-friendly rides around downtown Blue Ridge. The service circulates around downtown, between local parking lots and has many stops along the tourist area in the central business district.
HOW DO I RIDE?
Just hop on and enjoy Blue Ridge all day long. You can get on and off the Runner as many times as you need. If you see one on the street you can hail them down.
You can also text the shuttle driver at (706) 489-0910 Let us know where you need us to pick you up, and we’ll be right there. This service is only available during our normal operating hours.
WHERE CAN I GO?
Our service area can be found on the route map. You can go from any point within our service area.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO PICK ME UP?
We circulate two shuttles around the downtown business district. The typical route takes about 8 minutes as our vehicles have a max speed of 25 mph. With 2 shuttles running, you’re only a few minutes away from a pickup.
HOW MANY PEOPLE FIT IN A VEHICLE?
Our vehicles comfortably fit 5 or 7 passengers with individual forward facing seats and three point seat belts.
ARE THE SHUTTLES ELECTRIC?
The vehicles are fully electric. We keep the vehicles in a constant rotation to make sure there are always vehicles on the road. The vehicles have zero tail pipe emissions. Our service help keep tons of harmful CO2 out of the air every year. We’re eco friendly and want to preserve our beautiful environment.
HOW MANY VEHICLES ARE IN OUR FLEET?
We currently have 2 vehicles in our fleet We will expand our fleet based on increase in demand.
SHOULD I TIP? HOW CAN I TIP?
Yes, you can tip the drivers. They are giving you an awesome experience around Blue Ridge.