When two or more people choose to ride together from a common point of origin to a common destination, they’re carpooling.
Vanpools are a variation on carpools that involve groups of 7 to 15 people who commute from similar locations. Vanpools come to the Presidio from Napa, Vallejo, San Leandro/Hayward, and Santa Rosa.
Carpools and Vanpools offer flexibility and save time and money by using carpool lanes, sharing gas and parking fees, reducing insurance costs, and avoiding bridge tolls. How much does it cost to drive alone? Find out using the Commute Cost Calculator.
Join or Start a Carpool/Vanpool
The Presidio Trust can help Presidio employees find or organize a vanpool/carpool. It can even help establish rules and procedures that will make the carpool/vanpool a success.
Step 1: See if you can find a carpool or vanpool or offer a ride on the Presidio Ridematch Tool. Get a free canvas tote bag for signing up!
Step 2: The Trust also partners with regional transit coordinator 511 to match employees who want to join or organize a carpool or vanpool. Visit 511 to view their instant, online ridematch service, or simply dial 511 from any landline phone.