Travel like a local with Dallas eFrogs
There’s a lot to be excited about when it comes to this year’s State of Search Conference in Dallas’ lively Deep Ellum. From live music, to local artists, to authentic Texas cuisine, you will find plenty to see and do within the Dallas entertainment district. You may be wondering, “How will I get from place to place to experience everything Deep Ellum has to offer?” Fortunately, State of Search is partnering with Dallas’ first and only eco-friendly shuttle services to give you a fun, safe, and free way to get around Deep Ellum.
Founder Gary Haag developed the idea for an eco-friendly electric shuttle services as a valet in the Dallas Arts district. For Haag, developing eFrogs was about giving people an option that’s environmentally conscious, enjoyable, and fills a gaping niche in local transportation. In June 2010, he and his business partner Pete Paul launched Eco-Friendly Rides on Green Shuttles, eFrogs for short. Within a single year, the number of eFrogs vehicles doubled and became big competition for established taxi and limo services. You’ll find these colorful little vehicles zipping all around downtown, Uptown, Knox/Henderson, Oaklawn, Victory Park, Greenville Avenue, and most importantly, Deep Ellum.
What exactly is an eFrog?
eFrogs vehicles are somewhere between a golf cart and a car. They hold up to 5 passengers and run entirely on battery-generated electricity. These street-legal vehicles can travel on roads with speed limits of up to 40 miles an hour, making them popular options for hotel guests, office workers, bar and restaurant patrons, sporting event goers, and more. eFrogs offer a unique way to traverse and experience Deep Ellum. Friendly and knowledgeable locals sit behind the wheel and are eager to share the history and culture of the area with you.
How much do eFrogs cost?
If eFrogs hasn’t won you over yet, you’ll be thrilled to hear that with a quick call or text, the service is available to you for free! Haag’s business operates on tips, company rentals, and marketing revenue from local businesses. eFrogs offers local and national businesses a unique advertising opportunity. It’s not just the sleek, futuristic design and custom LED lights of eFrogs vehicles catching peoples’ eyes. It’s the vibrant and captivating marketing designs that small and big name businesses apply directly to the vehicles. The revenue from this advertising allows eFrogs to continue to grow, purchase more vehicles, and expand even further throughout the Dallas area.
State of Search will be much more than your average weekend of networking in stuffy hotel conference rooms. You’ll be presented with valuable information, an engaging networking opportunity, and a memorable experience. SOS is making transportation fast, easy and convenient with eFrogs readily available to transport you from the venue to popular Deep Ellum hot spots. With eFrogs at State of Search, you will be able to experience all the exciting sights, tastes, and sounds of Deep Ellum like a local!
Have you purchased your State of Search ticket yet?
If you have not yet registered for State of Search 2015, you better hurry as there is a good chance the conference will sell out. So don’t delay, register for State of Search today.
Kyndal Thomas is a native of north Texas studying Creative Writing at Northwestern University. She has been telling stories since she could speak and writing them down since she could hold a pencil. She has been working on content generation with Dallas based Online Performance Marketing for the past two summers, allowing her to combine her love of writing with online social media culture.