Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments
Carpooling A group of 2 to 4 people who live and work in the same area with similar work hours, who share the use of their personal cars and/or expenses for driving to and from work or school.
Vanpooling Groups of 7-15 people who agree to share expenses for the use of a van to drive to and from work everyday.
Guaranteed Ride Home program A safety net for those commuters registered with Share A Ride to ensure that no one who shared a ride to work is left without transportation home in the event of an emergency or unexpected overtime.
Park and Ride Lots Area locations where you can park your car and catch the bus or meet your carpool partners.
Commuter Choice Tax information you and your employer should know about that could be saving you money every year.
Carpooling helps reduce:
Pooling on a regular basis can save you $1,000 or more each year!
Besides the benefits of saving money through car or vanpools, individuals help the environment. Ohio Environmental Protection Agency states that vehicle emissions account for 45% of ground-level ozone. Ground-level ozone forms when pollutants react with sunlight and heat. When we prevent pollution by making slight changes in our driving, refueling, and household maintenance activities, we significantly reduce ozone-forming pollution.
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