Carpooling (also known as ride-sharing, lift-sharing and covoiturage), is the sharing of car journeys so that more than one person travels in a car. By having more people using one vehicle, carpooling reduces each person's travel costs such as fuel costs, tolls, and the stress of driving. Carpooling is also seen as a more environmentally friendly and sustainable way to travel as sharing journeys reduces carbon emissions, traffic congestion on the roads, and the need for parking spaces. Authorities often encourage carpooling, especially during high pollution periods and high fuel prices.
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AlterNetRides
Free service nationwide that matches up commuters. Includes links to other resources.
Amovens
A website for listing carpools and private car rentals in the UK and Spain.
Arrange2Drive
Carpooling software component for the content management system Joomla. Without programming skills an own carpooling service can be created and adapted to each web site.
Blablacar
Long distance rideshare company for city-to-city car journeys.
CarPoolWorld
Matches commuters based on proximity to home and work. Worldwide.
Composition of Vehicle Occupancy for Journey to Work Trips
Research paper addressing the gaps in scientific literature by identifying individual, household and physical environment characteristics that correlate with an individual’s choice to rideshare instead of drive alone. [PDF]
CovEvent
Covevent is a carpooling platform for event organizers that need to get rides for their event participants.
eRideShare
Ride sharing and carpool board. Travel and commuting databases arranged by country and state.
Faxi
Allows anyone to set up their own closed commuter carpooling groups.
Find Carpool
Mainly Canadian carpool listings.
Freewheelers
Lift sharing database connecting drivers and passengers to share the cost of travel to work, festivals, gigs and sporting events.
GishiGo
Matches travellers for one-time trips.
GoCarShare
A service is built around Facebook and helps you share car journeys with your extended social network.
Grab
Ride-hailing platform with a focus on Southeast Asia
iCarpool
Online service and phone app to search for either daily or long distance commute.
Jayride
Australian carpool search listing service.
Kommen
A rideshare mobile application that enables Uber passengers schedule rides for later.
LiftShare
The online service helping one find travelling companions.
Lyft
The second largest ridesharing company in the world, with its primary presence in the United States of America.
MIT "Real-Time" Rideshare Research
Information collected and presented by a group of transportation researchers in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering studying the existing challenges and the opportunities to increase ridesharing participation.
Not Driving Alone: Commuting in the Twenty-First Century
A scientific investigation of recent commuting trends in American workers and both traditional economic determinants as well as socio-economic factors influencing their decision to carpool. [PDF]
Ride Guru
A rideshare expert. Compare costs of various ride shares and taxi services worldwide, then hail your car straight from the RideGuru site.
Ride Sharing
Carpool service for Canada and USA with a GSI-based match engine. Also itinerary, cost and dioxide calculator.
Ridester
Feedback-rated system for one-time travel.
Roadsharing
A meeting point for people that want to reduce travel costs and pollution. Portal with a search engine based on Google maps.
Samferda
Carpooling partner search in Iceland. No registration required.
Share your Ride
Free carpool and ride share service. Offer your roadtrips for free, find drivers and passengers.
SpaceShare
A service for event planners that facilitates ride- and taxi-shares among large event attendees.
Transportation Research Board: Flexible Carpooling to Transit Stations
Explores a flexible carpooling service designed to increase carpooling to transit stations.
Uber
The largest ridesharing company in the world, with a presence in over 300 cities across the globe.
Uberkit.net
Paid product information site for people that want to grow their Uber business or fleet of Uber cars.
UberPeople
This is the largest forum for Uber drivers on the internet.
Who Chooses to Carpool and Why?
A scientific examination of Texas carpoolers. [PDF]
Ride Sharing
Carpool service for Canada and USA with a GSI-based match engine. Also itinerary, cost and dioxide calculator.
Ride Guru
A rideshare expert. Compare costs of various ride shares and taxi services worldwide, then hail your car straight from the RideGuru site.
Arrange2Drive
Carpooling software component for the content management system Joomla. Without programming skills an own carpooling service can be created and adapted to each web site.
CovEvent
Covevent is a carpooling platform for event organizers that need to get rides for their event participants.
Uberkit.net
Paid product information site for people that want to grow their Uber business or fleet of Uber cars.
Grab
Ride-hailing platform with a focus on Southeast Asia
Faxi
Allows anyone to set up their own closed commuter carpooling groups.
Kommen
A rideshare mobile application that enables Uber passengers schedule rides for later.
Uber
The largest ridesharing company in the world, with a presence in over 300 cities across the globe.
Blablacar
Long distance rideshare company for city-to-city car journeys.
Amovens
A website for listing carpools and private car rentals in the UK and Spain.
Lyft
The second largest ridesharing company in the world, with its primary presence in the United States of America.
UberPeople
This is the largest forum for Uber drivers on the internet.
Jayride
Australian carpool search listing service.
SpaceShare
A service for event planners that facilitates ride- and taxi-shares among large event attendees.
Find Carpool
Mainly Canadian carpool listings.
iCarpool
Online service and phone app to search for either daily or long distance commute.
GoCarShare
A service is built around Facebook and helps you share car journeys with your extended social network.
Samferda
Carpooling partner search in Iceland. No registration required.
Share your Ride
Free carpool and ride share service. Offer your roadtrips for free, find drivers and passengers.
Roadsharing
A meeting point for people that want to reduce travel costs and pollution. Portal with a search engine based on Google maps.
CarPoolWorld
Matches commuters based on proximity to home and work. Worldwide.
LiftShare
The online service helping one find travelling companions.
eRideShare
Ride sharing and carpool board. Travel and commuting databases arranged by country and state.
Transportation Research Board: Flexible Carpooling to Transit Stations
Explores a flexible carpooling service designed to increase carpooling to transit stations.
Composition of Vehicle Occupancy for Journey to Work Trips
Research paper addressing the gaps in scientific literature by identifying individual, household and physical environment characteristics that correlate with an individual’s choice to rideshare instead of drive alone. [PDF]
Not Driving Alone: Commuting in the Twenty-First Century
A scientific investigation of recent commuting trends in American workers and both traditional economic determinants as well as socio-economic factors influencing their decision to carpool. [PDF]
GishiGo
Matches travellers for one-time trips.
Who Chooses to Carpool and Why?
A scientific examination of Texas carpoolers. [PDF]
Freewheelers
Lift sharing database connecting drivers and passengers to share the cost of travel to work, festivals, gigs and sporting events.
MIT "Real-Time" Rideshare Research
Information collected and presented by a group of transportation researchers in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering studying the existing challenges and the opportunities to increase ridesharing participation.
Ridester
Feedback-rated system for one-time travel.
AlterNetRides
Free service nationwide that matches up commuters. Includes links to other resources.

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