Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission’s Rideshare program offers Carpool World as a trip planning and commuter-matching service that provides an all-encompassing trip planning tool for improving your commute, whether you carpool, vanpool, walk, bike, or take transit. Through Carpool Worlds easy-to-use interface, you can search for all available transportation options for your commute by simply entering an origin and destination.
Reduce Genesee and Lapeer County’s carbon imprint by choosing an eco-friendly commute. Whether you want to help the environment, save money, or reduce stress, the Rideshare program helps you find a better way to commute. Every mile makes a difference!
How does this program work?
Please click on the "Sign Up!" button to set up a personal account. You must provide a valid email address. You will be asked to enter the location of your "Trip Origin" (where you live or where you wish to meet your carpool). After you confirm your email account, you will be able to view your matches and contact the other commuters in your group by phone or email. Possible carpool matches also will be emailed to you periodically. If you do not wish to reveal your street address when you enter a carpool request, merely enter your street name or neighborhood.
How do I know my privacy is being protected?
How easy is this system to use?
Once you have created your account, you are free to search the site for other commuters who want to carpool. You may search for those who live close to you, who have similar schedules, or who have similar driving preferences. If you are interested in carpooling with someone, simply click the provided link to send them an email, or call them if they provide a phone number. From there you are free to make arrangements that suit you both. The site also includes advanced features to search for carpools and to display the matches on a map, as you wish.
Guaranteed Ride Home Program
The Guaranteed Ride Home program, sponsored by Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission, is made available for individuals registered with GCMPC RideShare and participating in a carpool or vanpool. Reimbursement funds may be limited, dependent upon availability of Program funds.