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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 $500m project, which will offer reliable and faster travel choices, will help thousands of commuters who work at or near the Pentagon, as well as the many carpoolers or commuter bus users transferring at the Pentagon to continue to their destination.
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Selkirk College is a leader in environmental sustainability and has numerous initiatives to improve the environment, including campaigns to reduce carbon emissions, priority parking for carpoolers and green infrastructure (such as LEED certification and solar panel installation.
4 million free trips as carpoolers in the first year.
After the ride, the carowners and passengers can rate their fellow carpoolers.
Westminster also implemented "rock star" parking, which reserves prime spots for carpoolers and fuel-efficient vehicles.
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After opening more than a year ago, 1-495's new express lanes are improving travel with a new array of choices for drivers, buses, and carpoolers.
GoVeho's unique social networking platform allows users to connect to and arrange rides with other would-be carpoolers.