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Vanpooling

Vanpool Program at Emory

Vanpooling is a great option if you have a long commute, but no access to public transit. Here's what a typical vanpool looks like:
  • A group of 7–15 commuters rent a van through Douglas County.
  • Douglas County provides insurance and maintenance.
  • All costs are shared by the group.
  • Passengers take turns driving.
  • Everyone agrees to meet in the mornings and afternoons at a central location at an agreed-upon departure time.
  • Anyone registered to drive the van can use it during the day to run errands or go to lunch.
  • The van has a subsidized reserved parking space on campus.
  • Emory covers up to $100 of the vanpool cost per employee each month.
  • Vanpool participants get a parking pass to park their own vehicles on campus up to 20 times each year.
Join an Existing Vanpool

Emory's Transportation and Parking Services provides assistance for commuters who work on or near Clifton Road and who want to join or start a vanpool. For a list of current vanpools that serve Emory, CDC or the VA Hospital please click here. To learn more about joining or starting a vanpool, contact commute@emory.edu

Commuting from Douglas County? More info here: DC Rideshare.

Search for Existing Vanpool

Ride Matching

Find vanpools on Commute Emory or through Emory's Transportation and Parking Services — then register to save money on gas, parking fees and to receive incentives.

Use the Commute Emory platform to find convenient ride sharing options. Commute Emory contains a database of Emory Employees who have expressed a desire to commute via carpool or vanpool.

Incentives

Vanpools provide parking benefits and other incentives:

  • Subsidized parking with a minimum of seven eligible employees from Emory University and/or Emory Healthcare
  • Eligible employees receive a $75 subsidy/month for Douglas County vanpools
  • Reserved parking space (spaces assigned based on high-top van space availability in parking decks or street space available)
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Occasional Parking Permits