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n. also car pool
1. An arrangement whereby several participants or their children travel together in one vehicle, the participants sharing the costs and often taking turns as the driver.
2. A group, as of commuters or parents, participating in a carpool.
v. also car-pool car·pooled, car·pool·ing, car·pools
To travel in a carpool.
To transport by means of a carpool: carpool the children to school.

car′pool′er n.


vb, n
another term for carshare
ˈcarˌpooling n



n. Also, car′ pool`.
1. an arrangement among automobile owners by which each in turn drives the others to and from a designated place.
2. those included in such an arrangement.
3. Also, car′-pool`. to form or participate in a carpool.
car′pool`er, n.


(= people)Fahrgemeinschaft f
(= vehicles)Fuhrpark m
vieine Fahrgemeinschaft bilden (with mit)
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The ride sharing business is to compete with the companies such as Uber and Lyft.
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After that, the city staff will seek opinions on potential rule changes to make Uber or other ride sharing firms operate under the same rules as traditional taxi companies.
The inconvenience of having to search though large carpools or even smaller but fixed choice driver groups, hoping to amongst them find a pre-scheduled and advertised trip adequately consistent with one's schedule, makes classic carpooling apps or websites non-practical for relatively short and near-immediate on-the-go carpool and ride sharing trip plans.
On-demand transport services are currently being used, with local community buses offering extensive coverage of a particular area, as well as on-demand reservation-based ride sharing.
The club adds impetus to the college's mission to increase sustainability sys tem-wide through practices like providing access to transportation through ride sharing, introducing flexible course offerings and alternative formats, building sustainable infrastructure, and reducing energy costs through sustainable practices.
The VanPool program has received a Federal Highway Administration award for ride sharing, among many other accolades for its service and safety.