Webinar – Ridesharing to Meet Transit Service Gaps

Vanpools can save time and reduce stress for commuters. Image – GoTriangle.org

How are transit agencies utilizing ridesharing (vanpooling and carpooling) to close service gaps and reach areas typically difficult to serve? Learn about it during a webinar this Wednesday, November 28, 3-4pm (ET).  Register at bit.ly/NHIrideshare.

The featured presenter is Gail Murray, author of the recent report “Ridesharing as a Complement to Transit: A Synthesis of Transit Practice.” Also scheduled to present are representatives from transit agencies King County Metro of Seattle and the Potomac Rappahannock Transportation Commission of Northern Virginia.

A Q & A will follow the presentations.

The webinar is sponsored by the Ridesharing Institute with support from the National Transportation Operations Coalition, the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Transit Administration, the Association for Commuter Transportation, and the American Public Transportation Association.

Learn more from our past stories on vanpools:

Infographic: Two Green Benefits of Transit, Vanpools

Update: Are Vanpools Hurting Bus Transit, but Benefiting Commuters?