Save money in a vanpool

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Are you commuting from the Eugene/Springfield area to work at Chemeketa?

If so, you may be an ideal candidate for this new commuter vanpool.

Drive alone commuters between Eugene and Salem typically spend more than $500 per month just for gas, tires, and maintenance, while also spending about 500 hours each year behind the wheel of a car.

That same commute in a comfy Valley VanPool van costs much less (around $120 – $180 per month, depending on ridership) and allows you to save money on gas, wear and tear on your personal vehicle, as well as reduce traffic and air pollution.

Commuters find that vanpooling allows them to relax, read, work, or even sleep instead of fighting traffic on the way to work. “Since riding in the vanpool, I have made new acquaintances, been more productive with my commuting time (can check mail and do work), and arrive at the office rested and ready to focus on the day’s work,” says Ollie, one Eugene to Salem vanpooler.  

Contact Tracy at 541.682.6183 or Vanpool@LTD.org to learn more about vanpooling.

Valley Van Pool is a collaboration of Cascades West Rideshare (Albany), Cherriots Rideshare (Salem), and Point2point at Lane Transit District (Eugene/Springfield). Valley VanPool currently supports more than 50 vanpools serving more than 500 commuters in the Willamette Valley (Linn, Lincoln, Lane, Benton, Polk, Marion, and Yamhill counties). For more information about current vanpool routes please visit ValleyVanpool.Info or email Vanpool@LTD.org.