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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.
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vb, n
another term for carshare
ˈcarˌpooling n
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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.
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(= people)Fahrgemeinschaft f
(= vehicles)Fuhrpark m
vieine Fahrgemeinschaft bilden (with mit)
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Users download the Scoop app to find other carpoolers who are headed in the same direction.
In addition, some are tightening free passage for carpoolers by raising the minimum occupancy to three persons (HOV3+) from two (HOV2+) in order to curb congestion.
After the dedicated motorcycle and bus lane near the curb, all remaining space would be split up for regular cars and vans where one lane can also be segregated for carpoolers and vehicles that intend to go point to point such as Pasay to Caloocan or Caloocan to Roxas Boulevard or NAIA.
Raffle prizes are given away every hour, there is even a special drawing for carpoolers.
[USA], Jul 5 (ANI): According to a recent study, ensuring that would-be carpoolers are riding with people they actually like could potentially decrease car use by nearly 60 percent.
Alternatively, use Facebook or Twitter and search the hashtags #ecobodysoul or #bodysoul17 to find carpoolers. Drivers of full cars may even be rewarded with a Green VIP Pack.
"Apart from these tremendous benefits to the environment, some companies also offer carpoolers corporate benefits like access to VIP parking areas.
However, attitudes towards fairness of the HOT (HOV-Toll) lanes to carpoolers exhibit the greatest number of significant explanatory variables.
Abrahamse and Keall [2] investigated the effect of web-based carpooling in New Zealand and manifested that the number of carpoolers had increased to 27% with carpooling information provided.
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.)
In all, drivers took 10.1 million tolled trips and another 4.4 million free trips as carpoolers in the first year.