A new evening location for casual carpoolers is also being set up by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) at Spear Street in San Francisco for homebound Carma and casual carpooling
The team found that casual carpooling participants are motivated by saving time and money.
Scan team members reported on what they learned at the casual carpooling sites and identified gaps in the data and research.
This report discusses the results of a study on casual carpooling, also known as dynamic ridesharing, conducted for FHWA's Exploratory Advanced Research (EAR) Program.
This VPPP-funded project aims to curtail the heavy traffic congestion on 1-80 by deploying real-time ridesharing in a corridor with a history of casual carpooling.
Technology may help to bring dynamic ridesharing to new locations by moving the physical meeting places used in traditional casual carpooling into the virtual world.
Casual carpooling in San Francisco centers on commuters who use the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to access downtown.
Charts and data for each casual carpooling
location has been compiled and graphed at the website, available for the first time today.
Legend has it that casual carpooling
started when drivers wanting to use the HOV lanes began stopping at bus stops to offer rides to waiting passengers.
Ride or drive from your nearest casual carpooling
location (see http://car.