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Attention CSUEB Commuters!

We're excited to announce that CSU East Bay has launched a carpool subsidy program with Waze in 2020! For a limited time, CSUEB commuters are eligible to receive rider discounts ($2 off) and driver bonuses (January 21 - March 31, 2020.) New users that join the CSU East Bay Group and complete their first ride will receive a $20 sign up bonus!

What is Waze Carpool?

Start saving time and money with friends, neighbors and coworkers everyday on your commute. Waze Carpool is an app-based dynamic ride-sharing platform designed to match drivers with people looking for rides along their existing route. Using Waze Carpool will help you save time and money, fight traffic, help the environment and make new friends!

 Why Switch to Waze Carpool?

Flexible scheduling: Use Waze Carpool everyday or once a week - it's up to you and what works for your schedule. Match anytime and anywhere throughout the country.

Safe matching: Waze Carpool was designed with your safety in mind. Instead of blind matching, we provide tools that allow you to vet your carpool matches and determine if they're a good fit before sharing a ride. YOU CHOOSE your carpoolers based on detailed profiles, star ratings and filters like same-gender & coworkers/classmates only.

Driver or ride: Drivers (using Waze) earn cash to cover gas, car maintenance, tolls and more. Riders (using Waze Carpool) save money on convenient rides to/from work. All carpoolers enjoy benefits like time savings, traffic reductions and new friends! The environment will thank you too!

Getting Started with Waze Carpool:

  1. Join the CSU East Bay Group and decide whether you'd prefer to Drive (Waze app), Ride (Waze Carpool app) or both!
  2. Register using your personal GMail or Facebook and be sure to verify your work email when prompted to receive promotional pricing
  3. Enter your route and schedule
  4. Review your matches and check pricing
  5. Send ride offers/requests

 Pro Tip 1: Send at least 5-10 requests while you're trying to establish your regular carpoolers. 

Pro Tip 2: Plan ahead! It's best to schedule rides 1-2 days in advance to ensure that you have the highest likelihood of confirming a carpool.

Pro Tip 3: Invite fellow CSUEB coworkers/classmates to the carpool group to both get/give an additional $20 bonus for each new member when they complete their first ride! *For a limited time only*

Join the community of carpoolers who’ve resolved to take back their time and end traffic once and for all!  

Happy Carpooling!

 

Carpool-to-School program

Share your ride to Cal State East Bay! A staff/faculty database, and a student database are available for those interested in carpooling one to five days a week. Carpool matching is available for both Hayward and Contra Costa Campuses through the 511 RideMatch Service. Please go to Bay Area Ridematching Service to register. Home addresses are confidential. Other information will be used for carpool purposes only.

Staff/faculty will then receive a free match list of those who share a similar commute route and work schedule; students receive a free match list of other students sharing a similar commute route and class schedule.

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