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Bike Mapper: Plan your trip with Bike Mapper! 511
Bike Racks on Buses: Take your bike with you on the bus. 511
511: Sign up for Merge to find your own carpool matches 511
Carzac: Carpool whenever you need, and pay through the Carzac app. Enter SPAREAIR05 for $5 in free rides! Carzac
Scoop: Schedule carpools at your convenience via the rideshare service app. Enter SPAREAIR05 for $5 in free rides! Scoop
Turo: This peer-to-peer carsharing service lets you rent out your car when you’re not using it, or rent someone else’s car when they’re not using it. Turo
Zipcar: Pay a membership fee to join, reserve cars by the hour via website or app. Zipcar
Guaranteed Ride Home
Santa Rosa Guaranteed Ride Home: Get a free taxi ride in case of emergency if you work in Santa Rosa. Employers must be pre-registered. City of Santa Rosa
Sonoma Emergency Ride Home: Get reimbursed for your ride home in the event of an emergency when you use a mode other than driving alone to get to work. Anyone who works or goes to college in Sonoma County is eligible. No advanced registration is required. Sonoma County Transportation Authority
Lyft/LyftLine: Catch a ride on your own, or share your trip with others. Lyft
Uber/uberPOOL: Catch a ride on your own, or share your trip with others. Uber
Sonoma County Safe Routes to School: Learn how to safely walk, bike, and carpool to school while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and making our communities healthier. Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition/Sonoma County Department of Health Services
Tax Benefits
Commuter Tax Benefits: Save money by paying for transit and vanpools with pre-tax wages. N/A
BART Carpool Parking: Carpool to BART for special parking privileges. BART
Clipper: The region's all-in-one transit card is the only way to get Golden Gate Transit discount passes. Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Transit Apps: Plan trips, find out departure times and get alerts using a variety of apps. 511
Transit & Trails App: Get to parks and open spaces near you with the Transit & Trails app. Bay Area Open Space Council
Commute with Enterprise: The Bay Area Vanpool Program provides $350 per month to qualifying vanpool groups who rent their vanpools with Commute with Enterprise 511
Vanpool Seat Subsidies: The Bay Area Vanpool Program will subsidize empty seats in your owner-operated vanpool up to $300. 511
Other Incentives
Merge Promotions: Log your carpool and earn prizes! 511
Discounted Carpool/Vanpool Tolls: Carpools and vanpools pay discounted tolls on bridges. Caltrans
HOV Lanes: Get there faster in a high-occupancy vehicle lane. 511
Park & Ride Lots: Take advantage of 150 free, convenient Park & Ride lots to meet carpool partners, meet your vanpool or catch your bus. Caltrans, transit agencies, and local cities
Santa Rosa Free Ride: Discounted bus passes and prizes for carpoolers, bicyclists and walkers! City of Santa Rosa