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An arrangement by which commuters travel together in a van.
tr. & intr.v. van·pooled, van·pool·ing, van·pools
To transport or be transported in a vanpool.

van′pool′er n.
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the sharing of a van to commute to work
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- The Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority is looking to ramp up its regional vanpooling program.
This robust global network--operating a fleet of 2 million vehicles--provides a comprehensive portfolio of transportation solutions, including car rental, carsharing, vanpooling, car sales, truck rental, online ride-matching and affiliated fleet management services.
OCTA organizes Rideshare Week every year, with the goal of helping generate public awareness in the benefits of alternative commuting solutions such as carpooling, vanpooling, biking, or riding the bus or Metrolink.
Enterprise Holdings' integrated global network of independent regional subsidiaries and franchises - operating a fleet of nearly 1.9 million vehicles - provides a comprehensive portofolio of transportation solutions, including car rental, carsharing, vanpooling, car sales, truck rental, online ride-matching, affiliated fleet management services, and now car-and-driver services.
The term "shared mobility" includes various forms of carsharing, bikesharing, ridesharing (carpooling and vanpooling), and on-demand ride services.
The funds offer USD250 per vanpool each month is to be divided among riders as an incentive to try vanpooling.
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Valley VanPool and Point2point and Lane Transit District hosts free event to learn more about vanpooling options for long distance commuting to work; lunch will be provided for those who RSVP by emailing or calling 541-682-6183.
The company also offers Enterprise CarShare with a suite of products and policies specifically geared to the car-sharing customer experience and Enterprise Rideshare, one the country's leading carpooling and vanpooling programs for commuters.
Vanpooling reduces transportation expenses for the average commuter by 50 to 75 percent over driving solo, and provides time for reading or resting.
Research Triangle Park, NC, July 07, 2011 --( Bayer CropScience (, one of the world's top innovative crop science companies in the areas of crop protection, non-agricultural pest control, seeds and traits, has announced that it participated in the 2011 SmartCommute Challenge coordinated by GoTriangle and SmartCommute@rtp.The Challenge encourages Triangle commuters to try an alternative commute (not driving alone) to work or campus such as riding the bus, carpooling, vanpooling, teleworking, biking or walking.