Getting Started

Looking to carpool? Let’s get started!

Carpool Parking Pass

Does your workplace have carpool parking? Chances are your workplace is part of the Smart Commute Carpool Parking Pass Program. Contact your Smart Commute ambassador for a carpool parking pass registration form to apply for your hang tag, or follow these instructions to access the registration form for your workplace:

Hover over the “For Commuters” tab in the main navigation menu, then select “Carpool”, “Parking Pass Registration” and click on your employer name.

Unsure of who your Smart Commute Ambassador is? Contact info@smartcommutemrh.ca

Finding a carpool partner

Whether you’re driving all the way to work, or just to the GO station, chances are there’s someone else with a similar commute. Our online tool will help you get in touch with them and get a carpool started.

Click below to find a carpool through Smart Commute’s Ride-Matching tool

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 Learn more about finding a carpool match by watching this video!

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Calculate how much you should be charging your carpool partner(s) using our carpool savings calculator.

Carpooling can reduce your total commuting time. Try using the high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes or parking in a spot close to the entrance of your workplace that has been designated for carpools only.

Not sure where to meet your carpool partner? Check out this site, which lists carpool parking lots you can use free of charge, located near highway interchanges throughout Ontario.

Check out these carpooling tips to get you started!