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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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a member of a carpool
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Each carpooler will save gas money, energy in driving and be exempted from color coding.
Once coupled with another carpooler, drivers and passengers are given the name and email address provided by their match during signup and invited to reach out to discuss their carpool in greater detail.
"As a carpooler myself, I can't overestimate the importance of compatibility."
For many of us, Nelson Good--the subject of our "incarnation" focus in this issue--was a fellow parishioner and community member, an indefatigable scheduler of retreats at Rolling Ridge Retreat Center in West Virginia, and an intrepid carpooler. He drove the morning leg of a pick-up route for one of our interns and her classmates during their elementary school days (and, in all those years, was only ticketed once).
Providing carpooler location assistance, preferential parking at work, transit information, prepaid public transit, shuttles from transit stations, and on-site day care facilities had very little or no influence.
And Holbrook's toy vehicles will satisfy the aspiring carpooler.
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.
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.