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Ridesharing

Disruptive Innovations in Ridesharing .This archived webinar includes a presentation by Dr. Susan Shaheen  from the Transportation Sustainability Research Center,  at University of California, Berkeley as well as  reactions by a panel on current trends in ridesharing. (Center for Urban Transportation Research webinar, 2013).

Joblinks Employment Transportation Center, “vanpooling” web page. This webpage provides an on-line training (2013) for transit agencies considering integrating vanpooling into their transportation offerings, as well as profiles of vanpooling programs and resources.

Moving Together in the 21st Century: How Ridesharing Supports Livable Communities. This report provides an update to current ridesharing options and explores technology and policy developments that make new methods of ridesharing possible. It also assesses ridesharing as a key contributing factor to supporting livable communities, and in particular its ability to reduce the need for vehicle ownership and demand for parking.(Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, U.S. DOT, 2013).

Ridesharing as a Complement to Transit. This report looks at the state of the practice as well to assist transit agencies and other entities in deciding how to enhance ridesharing and public transit coordination. (Transit Cooperative Research Program, Synthesis No. 98, 2012).

Ridesharing in North America: Past, Present, and Future.  This research article looks at historical and future trends in ridesharing and factors that impact those trends. (Transportation Sustainability Research Center, Univ. of California Berkeley, 2011).

Starting and Growing Rural Vanpool Programs: From Financing to Vehicle Procurement.  This article covers how to develop and sustain vanpooling, with examples of how to obtain vehicles and how federal, state, and local funds and tax benefits can be packaged to support rural vanpools.(Community Transportation Association of America, 2010).

Vanpooling: A Promising Transportation Option for Commuters with Disabilities  This is an archived webinar on ways to include workers with disabilities in vanpools. (Joblinks Employment Transportation Center, 2010).