Vanpooling is convenient and economical, especially if you work far from home. Traditionally, vanpools have 7-15 passengers, including the driver. The vehicle may be owned or leased.

Start a Vanpool

Start a Vanpool

Start or register your vanpool with 511 and our vanpool consultant will help you.

Join a Vanpool

Join a Vanpool

View a daily-updated list of vanpools with available seats. Then join through 511's RideMatch System.

Vanpool resources


Access handy tools and valuable services to keep your vanpool rolling.

Why Vanpool with 511?

511 offers a variety of free services and rewards to start or join a vanpool. And our vanpool consultants are committed to keeping vanpools full and on the road with empty-seat subsidies.

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    Benefits of Vanpooling

    Learn about why you should consider vanpooling.

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  • incentives


    Learn about all of the discounts on tolls and nifty rewards available when you vanpool!

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    511 Vanpool Consultant

    Contact: Michelle Mah, Vanpool Consultant
    by phone: 510-273-3648
    by email:

Please check our updated FAQ for more information.

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