The Vanpool Program

The Vanpool Program allows groups of people to share the ride similar to a carpool, but on a larger scale with concurrent savings in fuel and vehicle operating costs. The key concept is that people share the ride from home or one or more common meeting locations and travel together to a common destination or work area.

The County offers the vRide Vanpool Program as an economical, convenient way to commute if you live 20 miles or more from your worksite. Vanpools consist of at least 5 members, up to a maximum of 14. Vanpool rates are based on mileage, fuel, the number of members in each vanpool vehicle, and the vanpool vehicle size.

Similar to carpools, vanpools offer many advantages to both the employee and the environment. Vanpools are one of the most cost effective modes of public transportation in the United States, second to transit. Employees who participate in the County’s vRide Vanpool Program may be eligible to receive a pre-tax deduction under 26 U.S. Code §132(f) Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefit allowance.

For a new or current vanpool, complete and submit a vRide Vanpool Program Application form and return it to Commuter Services via interoffice mail code 0178 or via fax to 909.387.5566. View the vRide Vanpool Program Policy for additional information. Applicants must complete the application process and receive authorization from Commuter Services/vRide before riding in a vanpool vehicle.

Contact Commuter Services at or at 909.387.9640 or 909.387.9639 for additional information.

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