Take a Free Ride is a nonprofit transportation company funded by donations to reduce drinking and driving and save lives. The donations are from local businesses who Sponsor our service and also from riders who use our service. The donations to provide consumers FREE bus service from local establishments to their homes, while leveraging the top advertising median to help local businesses to better serve their community.
Take a Free Ride is a nonprofit transportation service for Fleming Island/Middleburg Residents to get you from your home to our sponsored restaurants and back home safely.
Currently, there are 7 elite restaurants in Fleming Island who have made the socially responsible decision to Sponsor us in our mission to reduce drinking and driving and save lives. These Sponsors are Whitey’s Fish Camp, Brick Oven Pizzeria and Gastropub, Mercury Moon, Talons at Eagle Harbor, V Pizza, Sunset Tiki Bar and Southern Social Whiskey Bar and Lounge. We also have another great businesses who has been an original Sponsor from the very beginning – Garber AutoMall.
Call or Text us at 904-868-RIDE (7433) and we will pick you up at your Fleming Island/Middleburg home (down CR 220 up to and including College Drive) and take you to one of our Sponsors or pick you up from one of our Sponsors if you are already out and need a ride home.
Take A Free Ride makes stops at our Sponsors throughout the night seeking passengers ensuring a quick pickup and safe ride after you have enjoyed your night out!
Help us help you to make a great choice to not drink and drive and instead — Take A Free Ride!
The Fleming Island/Middleburg Route
Our bus is parked in the Whitey’s Fish Camp parking lot and we start each evening during service hours from Whitey’s. We make a continuous loop stopping at each of our Sponsors – Brick Oven Pizzeria and Gastropub, Talons at Eagle Harbor, The Sunset Tiki Bar, Mercury Moon and Southern Social Whiskey Bar and Lounge. We pick people up from their homes and take them to our Sponsors, we pick people up from our Sponsors and take them to other Sponsors and we pick people up from our Sponsors and take them to their home. This service runs all night till our Sponsors close.
Hours of Operation
Friday & Saturday 6:00 pm to 2:00 am (or when our Sponsors close)
Home Jaguar Game Service — We only run if we are able to fill the seats. When we are running we typically leave from Brick Oven or Talons 3 hours prior to kick-off and provide free parking. Riders bring coolers with whatever they want to enjoy on the bus on the way to and from the game. We take riders back to the pick up spot after the game. Reservations are needed — please call us at 904-868-RIDE to reserve your seat for a game.
We are also available to be Chartered for your events as long as it does not interfere with our Sponsors Hours of Operation (anytime other than Friday and Saturday 6 PM – Close).