Whether buses, subways, or rideshare apps, transit services are a key component to the success and quality of life of communities. While the City of Wilson already had a public transit system, the city is bringing innovation to the sector, launching a new chapter in transit services.

RIDE, powered by Via, is an on-demand ridesharing service and the latest in a series of Smart City innovations the city has undertaken.

The service, launched at the beginning of September, is a blend between apps like Uber or Lyft and a public transit system.

Read more about RIDE and RIoT’s presence in Wilson at wral.com.