Vanpools are available in the Portland metropolitan area. Find contact information and links for vanpool services.
Driving alone on crowded highways can be an expensive, frustrating experience that increases congestion and pollution. Vanpool commuting:
Vanpool programs coordinate vanpool services for commuters who travel into or within the Portland, Oregon metropolitan region and Southwest Washington for work or school.
A vanpool is a group of five to 15 people who share their commute. The vanpool travels from home (or a prearranged meeting place) to work, school or other destinations. Vanpools can be started by groups of commuters or their employers. Learn how to start a vanpool
Drive Less Connect makes it easy to take advantage of travel options for work and recreation that can save you money and more on the road. It’s easy, secure and private. Drive Less Connect lets you match up in carpools through work and community networks, plus social networking sites like Facebook. In addition, you can find other bicyclists to ride along with or link with your local transit service. Track your daily trips and watch your savings grow. Learn more
According to surveys, most workers believe their commute is the most stressful part of their workday. It's no wonder when the average commuter spends eight hours each week behind the wheel of a car, the equivalent of working one extra day per week. In contrast, vanpool and carpool riders can relax, read the newspaper, work on their laptop, or just take a nap. There are fewer worries about traffic, vehicle reliability or getting to work on time. And vanpool or carpool riders travel with the satisfaction that they are doing their part to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution..