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Lake Tahoe’s New Free On-Demand Shuttles Start July 22

Forget Uber… Free “Microtransit” comes to South Lake Tahoe with on-demand rides to beaches, hotels, supermarkets, casinos and more.
By - posted 7/18/2022 No Comment

Forget Uber, Lyft, scooters and the insane parking situation in and around South Lake Tahoe this summer.

Lake Link is a brand new on-demand rideshare microtransit service that riders utilize for trips within highly congested traffic areas within Stateline, Nev. and South Lake Tahoe, Calif.

The new free service launches on July 22, 2022. You can even bring your bikes and coolers. Download the app (available starting July 22, 2022)

The Lake Link microtransit service is an app-based, on-demand service that uses 9-12 passenger vans. It can be thought of like Uber or Lyft, but shared rides and free to the user. Rides will initially be available within the service area shown below. The Lake Link service operates 365 days per year 7 am – 9 pm (10 pm on Fridays & Saturdays in summer and winter).

Lake Link Tahoe Service Area (Summer 2022)

How to Book a Ride

Three simple steps to get going.

  1. Create an account
    Download the Lake Link app from the App Store or Google Play store and follow the simple signup steps.
  2. Book a ride
    Enter your pickup and drop-off locations and choose the ride option that works for you.
  3. Meet your driver
    Check the app to find out exactly where to meet the vehicle, which may be a short walk from your location.

Download the Lake Link app and begin requesting rides starting July 22, 2022.

Riders use a mobile app to book their trips in real-time.

Dedicated branded ADA accessible vans with bike racks will pick up and drop off riders at any location within the service area.

Access trails, beaches, entertainment, nightlife, commute or run errands on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe for free.

Visiting North Lake Tahoe, Truckee or Incline Village? Try TART Connect, (Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit) a free app-based shuttle service that picks up riders on the North and West Shores of Tahoe including Incline Village, Kings Beach, Northstar,  Tahoe City and also connects to Truckee.