[tabi] Re: free transportation around the FSU area

  • From: "Chip Orange" <Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 13:34:21 -0500

I couldn't find an email address to write to (I had the same thought).






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Chip Orange
Database Administrator
Florida Public Service Commission

Chip.Orange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
(850) 413-6314

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Joe Plummer
> Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 4:56 AM
> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [tabi] Re: free transportation around the FSU area
> 
> Hi, bet if we wrote and told them our problem they would make it more
> accessible.
>  
> 
> 
> Sign,
> JP ( Joe Plummer)
> joeplummer@xxxxxxx
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
> Of Lynn Evans
> Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 4:33 PM
> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [tabi] Re: free transportation around the FSU area
> 
> here is a link tht works:
> http://www.thegotchagroup.com/
> 
> The web page seems to be Adobe flash  so good luck reading it 
> with your
> screen reader.
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Charles Atkins" <catkins@xxxxxxx>
> To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 3:20 PM
> Subject: [tabi] Re: free transportation around the FSU area
> 
> 
> > Chip,
> >
> > You beat me to it
> >
> > I got a chance to ride with them last week.
> >
> > The website is:
> >
> > www.gotchagroup.com
> >
> >
> > Seem like nice enough people!
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Allison and Chip Orange" <acorange@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 2:25 PM
> > Subject: [tabi] free transportation around the FSU area
> >
> >
> >> Below is from today's Democrat; I went looking, and the 
> article does not
> >> give their facebook page address, so here is where I think it is:
> >>
> >>
> http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-GOTCHA-Ride/134083184776?v=a
> pp_2309869772
> >>
> >> FSU boasts free, green GEMs
> >> By Cara Boruch-Dolan . DEMOCRAT WRITER .
> >> February 23, 2010
> >>
> >> Everyone knows parking is next to impossible at
> >> Florida State. For some students, getting home after
> >> a night on the town can be an issue.
> >> Don't worry, two FSU graduates now have GOTCHA
> >> covered.
> >> Atlanta-based business partners Sean Flood and
> >> Drew Sfugaras last spring launched the Green
> >> Operated Transit Carrying Humanity Around, or
> >> GOTCHA. It's a free, environmentally friendly
> >> transportation service.
> >> This green company aims to aid with navigating the
> >> high traffic areas surrounding the FSU campus
> >> safely and efficiently, along with its neighboring
> >> establishments.
> >> GOTCHA has a fleet of five electric cars, with plans
> >> to add additional cars this summer. The company is
> >> also expanding to other universities. In the u
> >> pcoming months GOTCHA will start five-car fleets
> >> at the University of Florida and University of
> >> Georgia.
> >> These carts are true GEMs - literally - as in Global
> >> Electric Motorcars. They are 100 percent electric
> >> and emission-free.
> >> However, their efficiency doesn't compromise in
> >> luxury. Carrying four to six passengers, these cars
> >> are equipped with comfortable bucket seats and
> >> safety belts to keep riders secure.
> >> The Florida rain may make some students grateful
> >> the cars have doors, but the true experience comes
> >> from those without doors.
> >> With the cars pushing 30 mph, GOTCHA becomes a
> >> thrill ride. It's not unusual to see students
> >> whooping around turns during their peak hours of
> >> the night.
> >> GOTCHA is most popular at night, running from 9 p.
> >> m. to 3 a.m. from popular local bars to apartment
> >> complexes. GOTCHA has also begun taking students
> >> around campus during school hours.
> >> The cars may be less recognizable during the day,
> >> but students' apprehension is appeased by friendly
> >> drivers and word of mouth promotion.
> >> GOTCHA is free to the public, but tips are always
> >> appreciated. The business makes its profit in a
> >> NASCAR-like fashion, by wrapping the vehicles in
> >> company logos.
> >> "We deal with brands that are purely marketable to
> >> the college generation, that is 18- to 24-year olds,"
> >> Flood said.
> >> Since its conception, GOTCHA has quickly become a
> >> recognizable part of the campus community.
> >> Students have become comfortable using the
> >> company's Facebook page to get in contact with the
> >> 13 drivers on staff.
> >> Seeing one of these cars on campus, pedestrians
> >> needing a lift can be heard yelling, "GOTCHA!"
> >> Which translates into a free ride.
> >>
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