Vanpooling in Florida

In 2017, Florida transit agencies and commuter services programs  operated 617 vanpools in service.  They carried over 42,000,000 passenger-miles at a weighted average cost of $0.15 per mile.  They made 1,388,000 passenger trips. For more information on how you can start or join a vanpool, please contact

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Help for Commuters After Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma aftermath could disrupt commuting habits and patterns in Florida for a long time.  For example, some commuters and employers may be forced to relocate and transportation options may change.  Private vehicles may have been damaged.  Gasoline may be more expensive and/or difficult to find in

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Commuting Costs

Commuting can be expensive when considering the operating costs like gasoline, parking, and tolls and other costs such as insurance and depreciation. 1. Carpool at least once per week and you can cut at least 10% of your costs 2. Accelerate and brake smoothly from a stop

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Rural Vanpool Program

The Florida Department of Transportation has identified three (3) areas of the State of Florida as “Areas of Critical Concern.” These three areas include twenty-eight (28) of Florida’s thirty-two (32) rural counties: 1. Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson and Liberty Counties (and a small area within

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2008 Florida Commuter Choice Summit

The 2008 Florida Commuter Choice Summit, sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), and co-hosted by the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership and University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR), was held on December 4 and 5, 2008 at the Hampton Inn & Suites in St. Petersburg,

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