A smarter way to commute

Smiling woman in front of Community Tranist Vanpool van

Getting to work faster, saving money, reducing stress — those are only a few of the reasons to join a vanpool. As one of the largest Vanpool programs in the nation, we help make getting to work easy, reliable and affordable for thousands of Puget Sound commuters.

  • You set the schedule, route, and pick-up/drop-off locations.
  • We provide a comfortable van and cover gas, service, most highway tolls, and vehicle insurance.
  • You travel faster in HOV lanes and get preferred parking at most work sites.
  • Our Guaranteed Ride Home commitment means you’re never stranded at work.

It’s easy to join a vanpool

  1. Browse our  current vanpools along your route to find one operating in your area.
  2. When you find a good match, contact the driver directly to make arrangements.
  3. Sign and send the Vanpool Rider Agreement to the Vanpool office. Then you’re all set! 

When browsing current Vanpools, enter only the city and state your commute will start and end in to increase the number of matching results. You can also register for our Regional Ridematching Service to find and join an existing vanpool in the region. When you register, you can create a trip and look for others hoping to share the commute. In addition, your name will be added to the regional database of more than 18,000 commuters who want to share the ride. Call (888) 814-1300 for more information.

Calculate how much you can save with Vanpool

Use our handy calculator to see how much you can save on your commute each month. Enter the number of passengers, length of your commute, and how many days per week you'll ride.

Total Estimated Monthly Cost of Van:

Your Share:

Start a new Vanpool

To start a Vanpool, you’ll need: 

  • Riders
    Vanpools form with at least three people per van. 
  • Drivers
    You'll need at least two assigned drivers within the Vanpool group. Vanpool drivers must complete an online defensive driving course and satisfy a driving record check. More drivers in a single vanpool allows for more flexibility. Learn about Vanpool Driver Eligibility.
  • Bookkeeper
    Bookkeepers get online training to manage payments and monthly reports. 

Complete a Vanpool Starter Kit

Vanpool costs

Vanpool fares are based on your daily round trip miles and the size of your van, split by the number of riders.

Some employers will pay toward the cost of your fare. Check with your HR department to find out if you’re eligible for commuter vanpool benefits.

See detailed rates

Vanpool interest form

Need assistance starting or joining a vanpool? Share some details about your commute and we can help you explore your options.
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To qualify for a Community Transit Vanpool, the city you are traveling FROM OR the city you are traveling TO must be within Snohomish County, Washington State.

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