A vanpool is a better way to travel to and from work. It consists of 5-15 people who commute together on a regular basis. One person volunteers to be the driver/coordinator of the vanpool and often rides for free. The riders share the cost of operating the vanpool. The group determines their daily schedule and route including one or more designated pick up locations.
The benefits of vanpool may include:
Less stress commuting to and from work
Financial savings due to shared commuting costs
Reduces need for parking
Increases free time for riders
If an HOV lane is available, trips may take less time
Reduces pollution due to auto emissions
EligibilIty to receive tax-free transportation benefits from your employer
Mountain Line Transit Authority Vanpool Program
The Morgantown Mononalia MPO is collaborating with the Mountain Line Transit Authority (MLTA) to implement a regional vanpool program.
To sign up for the vanpool program, please contact:
Mountain Line Transit
420 DuPont Road
Morgantown, WV 26501
West Virginia University Zimride Program
Zimride is a private ridesharing network for West Virginia University. Click here for more information.
MMMPO Vanpool RFP
March 21, 2016
The MPO through FTA and Mountain Line Transit Authority currently has finding in non-recurring Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funds available from West Virginia Department of Transportation Division of Highways for a start-up of the vanpool program. This service will provide transportation for the workforce that must commute several miles to and from work.
Requests for Proposals for Operation of a Regional Vanpool Program (March 21, 2016)
RFP for Operation of Regional Vanpool Program-Clarifying Questions (April 13, 2016)