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Start a Vanpool

Interested in starting or joining a vanpool? Call us today at 360.478.5858 x1 or 360.373.2586

What is Vanpool?

You need at least five commuters to start and maintain a vanpool. Each group needs at least two drivers who will go through Kitsap Transit’s online orientation.

Vanpool passengers pay a low monthly fare, based on the round trip mileage and the number of riders in the van. Fares cover the costs of operating the van, including fuel, insurance, and maintenance. See our fare schedule to get an idea of your monthly commute costs. 

The vanpool group determines pick-up and drop-off locations and the commute schedule.

You pay your fare at the beginning of each month to reserve your seat, but you aren't required to ride every day; members can ride fewer than five days a week.

If an emergency arises while you're at work, vanpoolers may be eligible for a guaranteed ride home. Contact your employer to see if you are eligible.  

Get help building a vanpool

The more people in your vanpool, the lower your fare.


After you have other riders, call us. You'll need to:

  1. Map a route
  2. Decide on pick-up and drop off points Route Information Form 
  3. Determine a schedule
  4. Choose a primary contact for your vanpool
  5. Choose a bookkeeper to track your daily ridership and miles 
  6. Choose at least two people to drive. Drivers must meet specific requirements.
    ​We screen and approve all drivers. Fill out the Vanpool Driver Application Packet
  7. Have drivers and riders read and sign the Vanpool Rider Agreement 
  8. If you have any questions call us at 360.478.5858 x1 or 360.373.2586
     


START A VANPOOL

JOIN A VANPOOL

RIDERS TOOLS

BECOME A DRIVER

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It only takes five people
to start a Vanpool

Relax, save money & time

For existing Vanpools

Drive a Vanpool today

PAY YOUR FARE

VANPOOL REWARDS

VANPOOL BOOKKEEPERS

PARK & RIDES

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Easy ways to pay your fare

Other Vanpool benefits

For existing Vanpools

Take advantage of free parking

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60 Washington Avenue, Suite 200, Bremerton, WA 98337 Visit our office Phone: (360) 373-2877 or 1-800-501-RIDE