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App-Based Carpooling: Simpler, Cheaper and Faster

Whether you call it carpooling or ridesharing you now have several low-cost, no-commitment options for sharing a ride to work.

With a smartphone or tablet, sharing a ride can be as simple as a few taps. Join a carpool instantly with UberPOOL and Lyft Line.

If you can plan a few hours in advance, try Scoop, Waze Carpool and Duet. These commute-period carpooing aps match you with a passenger or driver and offer a lower per-ride cost.

Anytime: Commute Hours:
Lyft Line Waze Carpool
UberPOOL Scoop
Duet

$25 Reward for Carpooling

Save money, and make money! Switch to carpooling at least 1 day per week and earn $25 from the Drive Less commuter incentive program.
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We Guarantee Your Ride Home

We understand that having a vehicle at work provides flexibility in case of something unexpected. We provide a Guaranteed Ride Home in the case of an emergency or unscheduled overtime. We’ll reimburse those who work in Contra Costa County and need to use a taxi or app-based service to get home in an emergency.
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Driving Alone Is Expensive an Time Consuming

Driving solo to work may cost more than you think. The average commuter spends over $9000 a year.

  • Gas
  • Tolls
  • Parking
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Time

Carpooling gets you into HOV lanes and allows you toll-free access to the Express Lanes.

Carpool for $1 (or Less) with Casual Carpool

Casual Carpool has been around for almost 40 years. Find designated locations for a no-commitment, app-free carpool option that costs about $1 per trip.

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Page last updated Jul 20, 2018