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Carpool, Vanpool and Commuter Information

Slug lines are a way to form impromptu carpools and help drivers meet passenger minimums.
Slug lines are a way to form impromptu carpools and help drivers meet passenger minimums. (By Marvin Joseph -- The Washington Post)

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Thursday, April 26, 2007

Commuter Connections is a regional network of transportation organizations coordinated by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. In addition to providing information about carpools and vanpools, it offers maps of park-and-ride lots, commuter news and information about area construction projects, mass transit and commuter options. Call 800-745-RIDE (7433) or go to http://www.mwcog.org/commuter/ccindex.html.

CommuterDirect.com offers information on transit fares at http://www.commuterpage.com/splash.cfm.

On the Springfield Interchange Improvement Project Web site, the Commuter Solutions page offers information on mass transit, locations of park-and-ride lots, ride-sharing agencies and carpools and vanpools. Go to http://www.springfieldinterchange.com/cs.html.

Commuterpage.com, sponsored by Arlington County Commuter Services, offers information on mass transit, carpools and vanpools and other commuting topics. Go to http://www.commuterpage.com/carpool.htm.

The Maryland Transit Authority offers information about carpools and vanpools at http://www.mtamaryland.com/resources/transitlinks/mdridesharing/index.cfm.

Other car and vanpool information, by jurisdiction, can be found at http://www.erideshare.com/carpool.php.

http:// The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) offers OmniMatch, a free service that matches commuters with carpools and vanpools. Visit http://www.prtctransit.org/omnimatch/index.php.


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