Carpool and Vanpool

RIDE Solutions

Faculty, staff, and students can take advantage of free carpool matching through RIDE Solutions.

RIDE Solutions makes finding carpool partners easy by maintaining a database of people who are interested in carpooling. Membership is free and gives you access to regional carpool matching, a Guaranteed Ride Home program, contests, incentives, and more.

RIDE Solutions Guaranteed Ride Home Program provides any registered member a free ride home in the event of an emergency. This commuting “insurance policy” is your assurance you will not get stranded at work. This free program is available for up to four (4) free rides a year.

To get started ridesharing, you can register with RIDE Solutions here or download their mobile app.



Employee Vanpool


The Virginia Tech Employee Vanpool Program is available for full-time, permanent employees for commuting purposes. Benefits of vanpooling include:

  • Shared cost
  • Shared ride
  • Monthly cost deducted from payroll using pre–tax dollars
  • Reserved parking space
  • Fuel inexpensively at Fleet Services' pump
  • Van maintenance included in monthly cost
  • Access to RIDE Solutions Guaranteed Ride Home Program