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16 March 2020
As the coronavirus outbreak is impacting our community, the safety of our passengers, drivers, and staff remains a top priority.
Last week, we added additional steps to our standard, daily vehicle cleaning schedule:
• We introduced industrial and hospital grade strength disinfectant sprays for cleaning interior and exterior door handles multiple times daily.
• We have enhanced our check in/out procedures for additional oversight on these enhanced cleaning practices. Our Fleet Management team is onsite overseeing these requirements.
• We have provided anti-bacterial wipes to our drivers to use immediately following individual rides. We are also offering our drivers plastic gloves and face masks (on order, will be distributed to drivers once received).
We have asked drivers who are sick or may have come in contact with others that have been exposed to coronavirus to stay home and recover over the next several weeks. We have shared this and our mandatory cleaning practices internally as well as on our social media channels.
Finally, effective today, we are moving all rides to direct. Under no circumstance will shared rides be given through April 6th, though, we will continue to honor the shared ride pricing for all riders. We will revisit these terms the week of April 6th based on how the situation develops. In the meantime, will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates regularly.
Thank you for your continued trust and confidence in the Green Cab team. Please feel free to contact our office with any questions or concerns: (608) 255-1234.
6 March 2020
More of Madison’s taxis will be converted to electric vehicles as a local startup focused on environmentally friendly transportation announced Thursday it has acquired a decades-old cab company.
“Mobility Transformation Inc., a Madison company that acquired Green Cab early last month, bought Badger Cab, which was founded in 1946 and owned by Tom Melms since 1978.” Read more.
6 February 2020
Just more than 100 days after converting Madison-based Green Cab’s fleet to electric vehicles, a nascent Madison startup has bought the 10-year-old taxi service.
“Green Cab was acquired by Mobile Transformation, the parent company of Zerology, and will continue to operate and grow, founder and CEO Shree Kalluri told the Wisconsin State Journal Wednesday.” Read more.
Improving city’s sustainability goal of $5 million investment.
17 October 2019
If this keeps up, Tesla might have to start thinking about fleet sales. A Madison, Wisconsin-based cab company is converting its fleet of 45 Toyota Prius hybrids over to 40 Tesla Model 3 sedans by early next year.
“Green Cab of Madison launched in 2010 with an all-hybrid fleet of cabs. However, nine years later, its preparing to make the jump to the battery-electric Teslas in partnership with a local startup firm, Zerology.” Read more.
17 October 2019
Tech entrepreneur Shree Kalluri wants to make Madison the most sustainable city in the world — starting with its taxi cabs.
“We can reach to the disenfranchised. We can provide new employment opportunities. There is so much that can be done if you solve the transportation problem,” he said. “We want to solve it.” Read more.
16 October 2019
MADISON, WI – Zerology and Green Cab of Madison announced a partnership today that replaces Green Cab’s entire fleet of hybrid cars with electric vehicles. Beginning October 23rd, you will start to see Tesla Model 3s with the Green cab logo driving the streets of Madison. This will mark Green Cab as one of the first taxi companies in America with a fleet entirely comprised of Tesla cars.
With a crowd including State County and City government officials including Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes, State Representative Amanda Stuck Madison Deputy Mayor Christie Baumel and representatives from Green Cab and Zerology showcased their fleet of new cars at Breese Stevens Field and gave demonstration rides to attendees and local media. Read more.
May 24–26, 2019
Brat Fest is partnering with MGE to advance clean energy as part of Brat Fest’s Green Power Initiative. Brat Fest’s carbon emissions from electricity used to power the Fest will be offset with green power sponsored by MGE.
This partnership builds upon Brat Fest’s Zero Waste Initiative. Last year, Brat Fest reduced overall waste and converted 55% of all waste through recycling and composting. Now, Brat Fest is going green with wind and solar power.
Renewable energy is one strategy for reducing emissions. Energy efficiency is another. Another key strategy for reducing carbon emissions is the electrification of transportation. There will be several electric vehicles at Brat Fest for attendees to check out and learn more about the benefits of going electric.
MGE will have a booth at Brat Fest where you can:
1. Learn about clean energy projects and programs from MGE, such as Shared Solar and Green Power Tomorrow.
2. Learn about electric vehicles – several models of electric vehicles will be on display.
3. Learn how everyone can be more energy efficient.
With the previously introduced Zero Waste Initiative, partnering with MGE to power Brat Fest with green power is a great next step for an environmentally sustainable celebration.
In addition, Brat Fest is proud to roll out Green Cab as its sponsored cab company for the festival. Green Cab will be serving festival-goers throughout the weekend as well as helping deliver brats to Seniors on Sunday, May 26.
For more detailed information about this partnership:
Green Cab promotes Red Cross’s 34th Annual Blood Drive.
Your gift saves lives. Donate this Christmas Eve.
At the Alliant Energy Center from 7-2pm.
The River Food Pantry
The team at Green Cab is passionate about partnering with non profits and local business in our communities. Therefore, we jumped at the opportunity to sponsor and fundraiser for this years 2018’s Feed the Need Event. Green Cab is collecting in cab non-perishable food donations during the entire month of April. Please help us with this incredibly important need. Take a cab donate a can.
The River Food Pantry is Dane counties busiest food pantry. They help feed more than 700 families per week, sharing 48 thousand pounds of food every seven days. Help us, be a part of giving back.
The event takes place on April 22. Those attending will enjoy tasty samples from numerous Madison Originals vendors, raffles and more. Wisconsin Foodie Host, Kyle Cherek will once again be emceeing the event. Last year the event raised $40,000 for The River Food Pantry which provided 3 months worth of food for the pantry!
Buy tickets HERE
Read(y) to Wear
Green Cab is honored to host another book drive for The Madison Reading Project and sponsor their annual event, READ(y) to Wear Fashion Show. We are taking in cab donations of children’s books From January 15th to the day of the Fashion Show, February 15th. Please donate a new or slightly used children’s book on your next ride.
Don’t forget to get your tickets to the show: HERE
To read more about The Reading Project check out their website HERE