San Francisco + San José + Oakland

The Future of Carpooling in the Bay Area

In the Bay Area, carpools carry nearly as many commute trips as public transit.  As the Bay Area region struggles to meet state-mandated greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals, carpooling remains an important alternative to single-occupant vehicle travel.  Prior to the pandemic, new options emerged to match up riders and drivers, and carpooling appeared promising as a cheaper and more environmentally-friendly mode of travel. But what role does carpooling now play in a post-COVID world and how can we improve its implementation while ameliorating health and equity concerns? Join our panel of transportation experts and explore the future of carpooling.

+ Barbara Laurenson / Metropolitan Transportation Commission
+ Dani Simons / Waze
+ Clarrissa Cabansagan / TransForm
+ Megan Bradley / Scoop

 

 

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