Procedures for Increasing the Use of Car Pools for Work Trips

Report No: 80-R9

Published in 1979

About the report:

This report describes methods and techniques that could be used to increase the use of car pools in Virginia. Two approaches are described. The first employs those methods that serve as an incentive for persons to form car pools, such as preferential use of street and highway facilities, parking privileges, etc. The second involves methods that assist people in the formation of car pools, such as market segmentation, community car pool coordinators, and computer matching. The report stresses the importance of management and government's commitment to the establishment of car pool programs.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


Other Authors

John K. Austin, Lester A. Hoel, Ph.D.

Last updated: January 24, 2024

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