Come September, Clean Air Cab will be promoting two new Arizona State University-themed cabs, which will help promote sustainability as well as raise money for scholarships.
The company, based in Mesa, is Arizona’s first completely carbon neutral taxicab service. Clean Air Cab first started in 2009 with just 19 cabs and has successfully flourished the past two years, adding 31 more. The company uses Toyota Hybrid Prius’.
Clean Air Cab has agreed to partner with ASU to assist students and their families in safety, and sustainably, getting to and from university football, baseball and basketball games.
Even on no-game days, Clean Air Cab will still be around the university. “We’re always going to have a presence on ASU,” says Steve Lopez, president and owner of Clean Air Cab. “We’re just going to spice it up on the weekends for the games and be more present.”
This partnership is not only helping ASU “go green” but scholarships also will be made available from Clean Air Cab.
This sustainable cab service will be donating one dollar of every fare from the ASU-themed cabs, which will help fund scholarships for university students.
“ASU has always been on my radar with what they do with the community,” Lopez says. “I want to give the funds to young entrepreneurs that want to be challenged, that want to make a difference.”
The company has already donated a $7,500 scholarship for this year’s academic school year. As the company grows, the scholarships will grow as well, Lopez says.
Clean Air Cab not only supports ASU, but is involved in other charities as well, such as Mesa United Way and Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
For more information on Clean Air Cab, visit www.cleanaircab.com.