Our team of Programs Representatives are available - at no cost - to provide assistance with all of our programs. To find your Programs Representative, click on the link and select the city where your work site is located:
Employee transportation coordinator (ETC) training
Free commuter resource kiosks
Regional and local commuter-related ordinance support
Company relocation commute assistance
Employee commute surveys
On-site bicycle safety education
Bicycle parking rebate program
Customized marketing materials
Vanpooling is convenient and economical, especially if your employees travel long distances to go to your work location. Traditionally, vanpools have 7-15 passengers, including the driver. The vehicle may be owned or leased.
511 coordinates vanpools in the Bay Area and offers a variety of free services and rewards to start or join a vanpool. Their vanpool consultants are committed to keeping vanpools full and on the road with empty-seat subsidies.
Benefits of Vanpooling for Employees:
Reduce wear and tear on their personal vehicle.
Empty-seat subsidies from 511.
Leased-van perks include no long-term financing, access to extra vehicle.
Free tolls for registered vanpools with 11-15 seats.
Dedicated support services from 511.
511 offers up to $500 in gas cards for starting a new vanpool.
Commute.org offers up to $500 in incentives for new vanpool drives and $300 for new vanpool passengers.
For more information on the 511 Vanpool Program, please click here.
For information on Commute.org's Vanpool Incentive Program, please click here.
Carpool Advantages for Employers
No cost program for employers
Reduce traffic congestion
Alleviate employee stress and expense
Improve employee morale
Use as a recruitment and retention tool
Carpool Advantages for Employees
When at least two people carpool, they can each earn a $50 gift card for two months of carpooling
Enjoy a travel companion to and from work
Share commute costs with other passengers
Utilize most HOV lanes with 2 or 3 passengers
Take advantage of preferential parking at many employer sites
Reduce commute time and stress
Bicycle Parking Reimbursement Program
Through the City/County Association of Governments (C/CAG), the San Mateo County Transportation Authority (TA) and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District), Commute.org offers reimbursements for the purchase and installation of bicycle parking units (racks and lockers) in San Mateo County.