Learn How 511 Makes Carpooling Easy

Carpooling is a fast, convenient and less-expensive way to get to work. And, carpooling keeps the air cleaner. Carpool as many days as you want, one way or round-trip. All you need is one or two other people. Carpool with neighbors, coworkers, family, friends from the gym. Sign up today.

Getting Started:

The 511 RideMatch Service includes thousands of Bay Area residents looking for carpool partners. It's FREE and takes only three easy steps to put you in the carpool lane:

Step 1 - Sign up

New and Returning users log on here to create an account, check for matches or update your profile.

Step 2 - Make a Match

Once logged in you can immediately see a FREE customized Matchlist of people with similar commutes who want to share rides.

Can't find a match? Check back. Each week, hundreds of commuters join the 511 RideMatch Service and may be going your way.

Step 3 - Make a Plan

Contact everyone on your list! Meet for coffee to discuss options -- Who drives and when? Door-to-door or meet at one central spot like a Park & Ride Lot? Decide how to rotate days and keep it flexible. Try commuting once or twice as a trial period.

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Win Tickets to KURIOS - Cabinet of Curiosities

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This September and October, 511 gives carpoolers the chance to win tickets to "KURIOS - Cabinet of Curiosities" from Cirque du Soleil! More info>>


Win Tickets to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

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511 and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts are coming together this fall to reward 511’s green commuters! More info>>


Keep moving with FasTrak®

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It's free, you're just prepaying your tolls. And carpoolers can receive discount tolls on Bay Area bridges with FasTrak. Available at select retail locations. Find a retailer or apply online.

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