Vanpool FAQ

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A vanpool is a group of 7–15 people who commute to and from work together in a van.

There are two types of vanpools to consider when getting started-- those owned by individuals or those leased by Commute with Enterprise.  If you own your own van, click here.  If you don't own a van and would like to start or join one, contact Commute with Enterprise.

Costs vary. The price is based on mileage, vehicle, and number of members, etc. For more information contact Commute with Enterprise.

In most cases, driver(s) and riders make a month-to-month commitment. You may leave the vanpool by giving the driver/coordinator the requested notice (usually 30 days).

A commuter who has committed to taking 6–14 other people to/from work. The driver may drive every day or share the driving with back-up drivers.

No, drivers and back-up drivers of vanpools only need a regular class C automobile driver’s license.

If you’re the driver, be sure to let fellow vanpoolers know your situation as soon as possible so they can make alternate arrangements. If you're a passenger, see if your employer or the county where you live and work offers a Guaranteed/Emergency Ride Home program. These programs can help you get home in an emergency on a day that you carpool, vanpool, etc. at no cost to you.

Vanpools meet and drop off at designated areas.  Typically you'll meet your vanpool at a local Park & Ride Lot and will be dropped off near a centralized area near your worksite.  Vanpools do not offer door-to-door services.

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