Carpooling is cheaper and more environmentally friendly than driving alone. You can cut your fuel and parking costs and at the same time reduce congestion and harmful emissions.
It may be that your workplace offers carpooling as part of its workplace travel plan. If not, you could:
Try searching the web using ‘carpooling’, ‘ride sharing’ and ‘lift sharing’ as key words.
The main challenge in setting up a carpool is finding other carpoolers – people who live in the same area, who have a similar destination.
A sensible first step is to check whether there’s already a scheme operating or being set up in your area. You can then team up with the existing scheme to increase your opportunity to find other carpoolers.
Setting up and running a carpool guide [PDF, 4.1 MB]
We’ve produced a range of resources to help you promote your carpooling scheme.