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MetroRideShare

Note: MetroRideShare fares will change January 2015. Find out more at our costs page 

Take advantage of a smarter commute option! Save time and money with an easy and convenient way to get to work with the Capital Metro RideShare Program.

 How Does it Work?RideShare

 

The program provides eligible groups of 5-12 riders with a month-to-month vanpool lease agreement including insurance, maintenance, 24-hour roadside assistance and optional fuel purchasing program. 

 

The MetroRideShare program is operated by vRide, a national vanpool service provider, under contract with Capital Metro. Together, we provide all the services necessary for you to enjoy a comfortable, convenient and economical commute to work. 

To create or join a Vanpool, register here or call 512-477-RIDE to get started.

Vanpool Benefits

Commuting with a vanpool group lets you take your time back on the ride to work, while gaining other program benefits:

Save Money >> Reduce wear and tear on your personal vehicle, save on gas, parking fees and insurance

Save Time >> Use free time while commuting to: read, sleep or get a head start on work by checking emails

Save the Environment >> Eliminate 4-11 cars off the road per vanpool while also reducing the emissions and your carbon footprint

Potential Tax Benefits >> Employers offering voluntary transportation benefits may receive pre-tax benefits through IRS code 132 (f)

Reduce Parking Congestion >> Do your part to take cars off area roadways and company parking lots

Sustainability >> Expand your company’s environmental commitment

Guaranteed Ride Home Program >> For an annual membership fee of $5 get reimbursed up to four emergency taxi rides per calendar year for unexpected emergencies from work.

Resources and Contact Information

For more information and to get started, please contact:

Capital Metro, Annie Arguello 

512-389-7591 | Annie.Arguello@capmetro.org  

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., CST
 

MetroRideShare Program 

512-477-RIDE

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., CST

Download a program brochure or informational flyer for more information.