carpool

Share your daily commute and save! Carpooling is an easy way to instantly reduce your commuting costs by 50 percent or more. Carpools also can take advantage of many free amenities throughout the region including carpool lanes, the I-15 Express Lanes, Park & Ride lots, and the Guaranteed Ride Home program. You’ll save time, money, and wear and tear on your car, all while helping to save the planet.

Read CDC guidelines for protecting yourself when using transportation. 

Find someone to share the ride. Interested in trying a carpool commute but don't know how to find a carpool partner? Ridesharing apps like Waze Carpool, uberPOOL, and Lyft Shared have you covered.

  • Waze Carpool. A carpool on-demand service through the Waze Carpool app.  When you use Waze Carpool, you share the road and the cost of commuting. Waze Carpool lets you choose to drive or ride with people already going your way. Use the Waze app to drive, and the Waze Carpool app to catch a ride.
    Learn how to get started as a driver or rider by watching the "how-to" Waze Carpool series.

    Download in the iTunes store or Google Play store.

  • uberPOOL. A carpool on-demand service through the Uber app with lower rates than a regular Uber ride. Passengers share a similar route and share the ride cost. uberPOOL is eligible for pre-tax commuter benefits when your benefits card is linked to your account.

    Download in the iTunes store or Google Play store.

  • Lyft Shared. A carpool on-demand service through the Lyft app. Select the Shared option to be paired with other riders traveling in a similar direction. Rates are up to 60% lower than regular Lyft rides, and are eligible for pre-tax commuter benefits when your benefits card is linked to your account.

    Download in the iTunes store or Google Play store.

For more carpool information, call 511 and say “iCommute” or email iCommute@sandag.org.

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