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Sharing a ride can be cheaper and faster than driving alone.

A carpool is a group of two or more people who commute to work or other destinations together in a private vehicle. Carpool members work out their own agreements on who drives and how often, schedules, and payments for gas and maintenance. King County Metro’s Rideshare Operations provides various services to help you start and support your commuting carpool (see Metro Carpooling Made Easy).

Finding carpool partners is a free online self-serve ridematching service that—in a matter of minutes, day or night—helps you find potential vanpool partners.

Discounted parking in Seattle

The City of Seattle offers discounted parking to registered carpools in specially designated areas throughout the city.

Learn more » or call 206‑684‑0816.


The King County Employee Transportation Program has a special incentive program for county employees who carpool, bike, or walk to worksites outside downtown Seattle.

Learn more »

Contact us | 206‑477‑5853

Your Employee Transportation
Program Manager:

Hossein Barahimi