Our carpool, carshare and bikeshare partners are here to support. Find information below on partnerships and services available to you.
Looking for more information to help keep your staff and students on the move? Check out our Alternative Travel Solutions Toolkits on our TravelSmart page.
Park and Ride
There are 20 Park and Ride locations across Metro Vancouver serving SkyTrain, West Coast Express (WCE), and major bus hubs.
Visit our Park and Ride page to find the lot nearest you, to view parking rates and information on our Park&Go app.
Impark, Diamond Parking, EasyPark, and WestPark offer additional private parking located near many of our SkyTrain Stations.
Carsharing provides access to personal vehicles on demand. There are several carshare vehicles located within walking distance of SkyTrain, SeaBus, and major transit hubs throughout Metro Vancouver.
||Vancouver, City of North Vancouver, UBC, Park Royal and the airport
||Vancouver, New Westminster, City of North Vancouver, UBC and Burnaby
||Vancouver, UBC, Burnaby, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Surrey, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, and Horseshoe Bay
Carshare vehicles can be parked free of charge at available on-street parking and designated parking locations, including some metered spaces.
In order to reduce congestion and help get people where they need to go.
Not to be confused with end-to-end car-sharing and ride-hailing services, carpooling helps private car owners find ride matches with the same route & schedule to share car journeys, while utilizing HOV (high-occupancy vehicle) lanes.
Here are some carpool organizations available in Metro Vancouver:
To register your organization for carpooling services or for more information on available providers or to sign up your employees and students, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org through your organization email.
Liftango is offering free sign up to organizations (including businesses, universities and public institutions) to provide real-time carpool solutions at no mandatory cost to employees. Incentives for drivers could be offered if organizations prefer to provide free travel for employees.
To learn more visit liftango.com/vancouver-carpool
For organizations seeking to launch custom carpooling program for a defined group of users such as staff members or neighbouring organizations/partners. Pricing is unique to the size and needs of each organization
To learn more visit rideshark.com
Open to the public
gobyRIDE offers and affordable way for everyone to travel and provides trip matching for single trips. The more people in the car-the cheaper the journey. The app connects users with available drivers and passengers across the region. Drivers post their trip with a desired origin, destination, and travel time and can offer rides to passengers. Passengers can also request rides with drivers based on proximity to their travel route and personal preferences.
Visit gobyRIDE.com for more information and to download the app.
Poparide provides carpooling for people to share longer trips, commuting within sub-urban corridors within larger cities. Popular travel corridors are the Fraser Valley area and between Whistler/Squamish and Vancouver. Members can book and post trips directly via Poparide’s mobile app and all payments are processed securely online.
Visit poparide.com for more information and to download the app.
U-pool is a carpool sharing platform and the sister company of U-bicycle. The Beta app was launched to provide more affordable alternatives for daily commutes and has been used by students looking to share rides and the cost of commuting. Drivers and passengers use the same web app to request and book trips.
Visit h5.u-pool.ca to sign up and find out more information.
If biking is an option for you, consider using your personal bike or a bikeshare to get to and from your destinations or connect to our continuing services.
To map out your route visit the Cycling Map.
Bikesharing provides access to personal bikes on demand with our partners servicing Vancouver, Richmond, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam and UBC.
||Richmond, Port Moody, and Port Coquitlam
Register your Compass Card to store your bike for the day at our indoor Bike Parkades located at Main St-Science World, King Edward, Metrotown, Joyce Collingwood, Commercial-Broadway and King George stations.
Bike lockers are available at bus exchanges throughout Metro Vancouver. Rentals require a minimum 3-month term with monthly payments.
Visit our Bikes on Transit page for more information on cycling and a map of facilities in Metro Vancouver.